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Decline and resurrection

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 05 Jul 2013 @ 12:05

THOSE were the days, when an energetic parson could found a new parish almost single-handedly - although the Revd Paul Wyatt had the help of his brother, the Revd Vitruvius Wyatt. It was 1889, and the church was St Leonard's, a "tin tabernacle" in Victoria Road, Bedford, to serve the growing railway industry in that area of the fairly new diocese of St Albans. The brothers also founded St Leonard's Hospital, to provide meals for the convalescents in the town.

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