St. Mary's Church, Wollaton Park

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Coordinates: 52°56′50″N 01°11′09″W / 52.94722°N 1.18583°W / 52.94722; -1.18583

St. Mary's Church, Wollaton Park
St. Mary's Church, Wollaton Park
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Evangelical
Website www.stmaryswollatonpark.co.uk
History
Dedication St. Mary
Administration
Parish Wollaton
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
Clergy
Vicar(s) Revd Henry Curran

St. Mary's Church, Wollaton Park, is a parish church in the Church of England. It is located in Nottingham.

History[edit]

St. Mary's Wollaton Park was designed by the architect Thomas Cecil Howitt and opened in 1939.

The churches were originally served by curates from Holy Trinity Church, Lenton, but in 1957 it became a parish church in its own right.

List of incumbents[edit]

  • Revd E. Strickland
  •  ?
  • Revd Robin Fletcher, c. 1963-1973
  • Revd Malcolm Kitchen c. 1973-1988
  • Revd Frank Sudworth
  •  ?
  • Revd Henry Curran c. 2009-present

Features[edit]

It contains a font which is modelled on the 12th century one from Lenton Priory now in Holy Trinity Church, Lenton.

Organ[edit]

The organ was built by J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd in 1938. The instrument has been erected in a divided position at the west end of the church, the detached console being placed at rear of the choir stalls on the south side of the chancel.

Organists[edit]

  • Dennis Marriot 1938-1941 from Holy Trinity Church, Lenton
  • Mr. Towlson 1942
  • Mr. Whitehead 1943-1951
  • Mr. Williams 1952
  • Mr. Baker 1953-1956
  • David Reynolds 1957-1965
  • P.L. Noble 1965
  • Mr. Kirk 1966-1968
  • Peter Price 1968-1974
  • Mr. Welton 1974
  • Mr. Beck 1974-
  • Mrs. C. Smith 1977
  • Mr. D Laregrove 1981

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