St Charles, Swinton - Roman Catholic

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St Charles,
Moorside Road,
Swinton
Lancashire

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Cemeteries

The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1923. The current church was opened in 1955.
This parish has greatly increased in numbers since it began in 1923. Fr. Edward Power was parish priest until 1940. Since then, Fr. A. Stack, Fr. Richard Earley, and Fr. Patrick Henchy have been appointed. Wardley Hall, the Bishop's residence, is in this parish.

Taken from "Salford Diocese and its Catholic past", a survey by Charles A. Bolton, a Priest of the above Diocese. Published 1950 on the First Centenary for the Diocese of Salford.

 

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Church Records

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Copies of Original Registers

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Maps

The church is located at OS grid reference SD7670801835 (Lat/Lon 53.512667,-2.352717). You can see this on maps provided by:

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