South Craven Baptist Church
300th Anniversary Celebrations
24th & 25th September 2011

With thanks to Alan Pickles for the photographs and notes, and Rita Barsby for additonal photos.

Saturday

Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Plaque at the rear of the Chapel.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Elma (nee Dickinson) leaning over Yvonne Turford, not checking her homework but looking at cuttings in an album.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Peter and Rita Barsby (nee Lund) with Elma and Alan Pickles.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Peter Barsby with Betty Mitchell ( nee Monkhouse) with the celebration cake.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Gathering in the Chapel Yard for the dedication of the Memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Gathering in the Chapel Yard for the dedication of the Memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Unveiling of the Memorial by Mrs. Edith Sugden, oldest member of the Church.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Dedication of the Memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
The Artist, Sam Shendi, recording his own work in situ. (The Memorial.)



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
The Memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Plate on the front of the memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Blue Plaque on the beck wall.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Blue Plaque on the beck wall.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
General view of those persons present enjoying a cuppa.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
General view of those persons present enjoying a cuppa. Chins wagging.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Part of the Exhibition.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Part of the Exhibition.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Part of the Exhibition.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Family “Grime”. (For Brenda.)



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Plaque in the garden at the rear of the Chapel.



Sunday

Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
General view. Those in the centre are. David Hill (facing) Edward Hill, (back to camera). Roy Smith (blocked by Edward). David Weatherill with Audrey (nee McWhinney) blocked by Peter and Rita Barsby’s daughter.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Roy and Ruth (nee Patrick) Smith, David Hill, Patrick and Maureen (nee Mc Whinney) Hill.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Pauline Pickles, (Alan’s Wife) Paul Greenwood (Blue shirt), Maureen Hill, Audrey Weatherill, (both nee McWhinney), David Weatherilll.



Photos from Rita Barsby

Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Unveiling of the Memorial.



Baptist Church 300th Anniversary
Blue Plaque on the beck wall.