All Saints' Church, Stamford

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All Saints' Church, Stamford
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All Saints' Church, Stamford
52°39′08″N 00°28′52″W / 52.65222°N 0.48111°W / 52.65222; -0.48111Coordinates: 52°39′08″N 00°28′52″W / 52.65222°N 0.48111°W / 52.65222; -0.48111
DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipBroad Church
Websitewww.stamfordallsaints.org.uk
History
DedicationAll Saints
Administration
ParishStamford All Saints with St John the Baptist, Lincolnshire
DeaneryStamford
ArchdeaconryLincoln
DioceseLincoln
ProvinceCanterbury
Clergy
Vicar(s)Mark Warrick
Honorary priest(s)David Bond, Eileen Bangay, Beatrice Brandon
Curate(s)Aran Beesley, Nikki Mann
Laity
Organist/Director of musicFergus Black

All Saints' Church, Stamford is a parish church in the Church of England, situated in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England.

History[edit]

A Stamford church is mentioned in the Domesday Book. None of the original church is still in existence. There is a very small amount of 12th-century stonework, but the bulk of the church dates from the 13th century.

Extensive additions were made by the Browne family in the 15th century.[1] John Browne, Merchant of the Staple of Calais, funded the 15th-century construction. His son, William, Mayor of the Calais Staple, funded and built the steeple.[2] Various members of the Browne family are the only people buried inside the church. William Stukeley was vicar from 1730 to 1747.

Organ[edit]

The organ was built in 1916 by James Jepson Binns.[3]

Organists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chronology of Stamford: Compiled from Peck, Butcher, Howgrave, Harrod, Drakard, Parliamentary Reports, and Other Important Works By George Burton, Published by R. Bagley, 1846
  2. ^ Bond, Henry (1855). Family memorials: Genealogies of the families and descendants of the early settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, including Waltham and Weston: to which is appended the early history of the town (Public domain ed.). Little, Brown & company. p. 118. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Lincolnshire Stamford (TF0207) , All Saints (Anglican Parish Church)". The National Pipe Organ Register (NPOR) at the Royal College of Music. British Institute of Organ Studies. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  4. ^ Lincolnshire Chronicle, Friday 24 January 1840
  5. ^ Stamford Mercury, Friday 3 September 1847
  6. ^ Northampton Mercury, Saturday 23 June 1883
  7. ^ Stamford Mercury, Friday 1 February 1895
  8. ^ Rutland and Stamford Mercury, Wednesday 30 July 2008

External links[edit]

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