Christ Church Thames View Dedication

Object number

ldval 2009.9.36


Booklet for the order of service for the Dedication of Christ Church Thames View. 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 for the order of service for the Dedicationof Christ Church Thames View. Paper booklet, front cover shows the cross with ?Parish of St. Patrick, Barking and the service information and date below. September 23rd 1959.




Church material


Whole length: 182mm
Whole width: 117mm

Collection type



Typescript Printed Obverse: Parish of St. Patrick. Barking/The order of service/for/the Dedication/of/Christ Church/ThamesView/by/The Right reverend/The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford/on/Wednesday, September 23rd 1959/at 8 p.m./Tohether with the Collect, Epistle, and Gospel for/Holy Communion on Sunday, September 27th.

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1757 (2009-06-08)

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InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeChurch material
Collection typeEphemera