St Patrick's Church Service of Thanksgiving July 22nd 1990

Object number

ldval 2009.9.37


Booklet containing the order of service for Thanksgiving at St Patrick's Church 1990. Church material belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfield (nee Stephens). 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 containing the order of service for Thanksgiving at St Patrick's Church 1990. White paper booklet with black print. The obverse has a drawing in the centre of St Patrick's Church above which is written the name of the church and the dates, below is the name of the service with the date and time. The back cover has a drawing in the centre of a celtic cross.




Church material


Whole length: 209mm
Whole width: 147mm

Collection type



Typescript Printed Obverse: St. Patrick's/Church/1940-1990/Service of /Thanksgiving/July 22nd 1990 at 4.15/with the/Bishop of Barking.

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1757 (2009-06-08)

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InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeChurch material
Collection typeEphemera