History of the Parish

The parish has a long and rich history, evoking many memories for generations of families and visitors over the years.  The following excerpts have been taken from two comprehensive booklets, documenting the history of the parish and both churches within it. A fascinating read, do get in touch if you have any old photographs of the parish you would like to see included on this website.
St Cuthbert’s – taken from ‘Centenary Review; 1891 -1991’
First Martyrs’ – taken from ‘The Church of Our Lady and the First Martyrs; 1985 Golden Jubilee’