Consecrating or Dedicating a Church.

Object number

LDVAL 2009.9.19

Description

Church materials belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfield (nee Stephens). Booklet regarding the form and order of Consecrating or Dedicating a Church. Joyce was born on 17th December 1920 and attended Castle school and during the 1920's was a choir member at St John's Church, Goresbrook Road Becontree, where she met her furure husband Robert Chipperfield, who's family had moved from Croyden early in the decade, to the new Becontree Estate. Joyce and R.A.F Sergeant Robert were married at St Margaret's Church on 22nd July 1944. They lived at 5 Castle Road with Joyce's parents, Alfred and Florence. Joyce was Church organist at St John's Church and regularly filled in at St Cedd and St Alban Churches, even after the couple moved in 1954. Joyce was Church organist at St Patrick's Church, Barking, for many years. Joyce and Bob moved to Southend-on-Sea in1979. Bob passed away in 2003, and Joyce currently resides in a care home in Thundersley.

Physical description

Booklet regarding the form and order of Consecrating or Dedicating a Church. Paper booklet, cream in colour with black type print. Booklet contains the order of service for such events. Back cover is plain. Front cover details the preparations for the event.

Condition

Good

Type

Booklet

Size

Whole length: 184mm
Whole width: 121mm

Collection type

Ephemera

Inscription

Typescript Printed Obverse: The form and order of/ Consecarting or Dedicating/ a Church

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1757 (2010-01-29)

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeBooklet
Collection typeEphemera