Tag Archives: Bury Parish Church

VE Day 1945: a town’s celebration

Using three editions of The Bury Times newspaper published just after VE day in 1945 we discover how the town celebrated this momentous occasion in history. Be inspired by archives. Out of the darkness… …there was light. Both literal and … Continue reading

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A Victorian Wedding Dress Revisited

In March 1844 Sarah Fletcher and James W. Kenyon were married in Bury Parish Church.  120 years later, in 1964, Sarah’s wedding dress and James’s waistcoat were donated to the Gawthorpe Textiles Collection at Gawthorpe Hall, near Burnley. Over the … Continue reading

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Flower Festival

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, Bury Parish Church is currently running a series of events which began last Sunday 3rd August and ends on Saturday 9th August. Being situated so close to the church, … Continue reading

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