60th Anniversary

Minus the roof

Repairing the roof

Scaffolding in the church

Dedication Service 1957

Window dedicated to the craftmen

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers & Painters of Glass

The Worshipful Company of Plasterers

The Worshipful Company of Tylers & Bricklayers

The Worshipful Company of Carpenters

The Worshipful Company of Masons

The Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths

Church service

Church service

Some of the flags

Celebration cake

Rounders match

60th Anniversary of the rededication of St Laurence Church following bomb damage on 13th August 1944.

Celebrations included a flower festival, church service, rounders match and buffet lunch in the churchyard.

The inscription on the 'Trades' window reads:

This ancient parish Church of St Laurence was grievously damaged by a German flying bomb which fell in the churchyard on August 13th 1944.

It was rededicated to the service of God by Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, on June 23rd 1957