ReligionA Selection of News Articles Related to Religion

  • 1 External and internal renovations

    15 November 1954

  • 2

    1 March 1963

  • 3 Mr Herbert Smallcorn

    2 March 1973

  • External and internal renovations

    15 November 1954

    External and internal renovations have been carried out at the Methodist Chapel at Langtree to mark the golden jubilee of the opening of the building and a very successful re-opening day was held on Thursday of last week.

    Friends from a wide area gave their support.

    1954 Langtree Methodist

    The re-opening was performed by Mrs E Johns, of Sutcombe, who was associated with the chapel in its early days and was the first bride to be married from it.
    Seen from left to right in the picture are: Rev Harold Sharrett (Hatherleigh), Rev A Olds, Pamela Daniel, Mrs Johns and Pastor C C

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  • 1 March 1963

    All but five Sunday schools affiliated to the Bideford and Torridge district Sunday School Union took part in the Scripture examination last year, Mrs J Vanstone told the Sunday school union’s annual meeting at Lavington Congregational Church.

    1.3.1963 Scriptures

    Mrs Vanstone said they were pleased to receive entries from Dolton and Frithelstock Baptist Sunday schoosl and a welcome return was made by Abbotsham.
    The temperance examination secretary, Mr A E Pettitt, said that four Bideford Sunday schools participated in the temperance exams in November and the results were satisfying.
    The general secretary, Miss Delia Jones, pointed out that in October 1962, in

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  • Mr Herbert Smallcorn

    2 March 1973

    A chorister for 65 years and for 37 years people’s warden at Instow parish church, Mr Herbert Bruce Smallcorn, of 2 Marine Parade, Instow, has died at his home aged 73.

    2.3.1973 Smallcorn chorister

    Mr Smallcorn was a former secretary of Instow Rifle and Social Club, and was vice-chairman of the local branch of the Conservative party. He served in the First World War and was a member of the Royal British Legion.
    The funeral took place at Instow parish church, followed by cremation at Barnstaple. The Rector, Rev R A Edwards, officiated and Mrs Pearce was the organist.
    Immediate mourners attending were:

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