Comments

Raoul Lempriere talking on St Helier Town Church, includes; brief information on the age and apearences of the different parish churches; tombstones of Jean la Follay and Philip Durell Junior; royals who have worshipped in the church; layout and of the church; describes prominent features of the church, such as the font, altar, and organ; memorials, including those of Maximillian Norreys, Garthruda Amy, John Le Capelain, water colour artist, Michel Lempriere, Bailiff during the English civil war; Major Peirson (carved by John Bacon); mentions Roger Walden, a rector of St Helier who became Archbishop of Canterbuy in the 1300s; functions of the churchwardens; clock tower containing 2 bells; silver kept in the treasury and other valuables; possible origins of the church building; stained glass window of Christ blessing the children. Occasional dips in sound quality.

Reference

R/03/A/1

Date

1970 - 1970

Names

Lempriere, Raoul
La Follay, Jean
Durell, Philip
Norreys, Maximillian
Amy, Garthruda
Le Capelain, John
Lempriere, Michel
Peirson, Francis, Major
Bacon, John
Walden, Roger, Archbishop of Canterbury
Town Church

Keywords

Churches | tombstones | memorials | churchwardens | church buildings | church furnishings | Royal Visits | oral history | sound

Dimensions

1 cassette

Language

English

Level of description

file

Context:

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