Rural Deanery of Barking Annual Report, 1938-9

Object number

LDVAL 2009.9.22


Church material belonging to the donors Mother, Joyce Chipperfield (nee Stephens). Annaul Report for the Ruridecanal Conference for the year 1938-9. 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

Annaul Report for the Ruridecanal Conference for the year 1938-9. The booklet is of cream paper with black print. The front cover has the title inside a rolling dash border. The pages contain, a list of the conference members, deanery representatives, Secretary's report, a message from the Barking Deanery Missionary Council, youth council, the Diocesan Board of Finance statement of contributions, the Secreatry's account, rules and regulations, with standing orders on the inside of the back page.






Whole length: 148mm
Whole width: 103mm

Collection type



Typescript Printed Front cover: Rural Deanery of Barking/ Annual Report/ of the/ Ruridecanal Conference/ for the/ Year 1938-9

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1757 (2009-06-08)

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InstitutionValence House Museum
Collection typeEphemera