Film ID:
YFA 3192

RESTORATION OF ST MARY'S CHURCH, ELLOUGHTON

1963-1973

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Description

St. Mary's Church Elloughton 1963-1973 - Filmed by Norman Berry: This is a film which documents the reconstruction of the church of St. Mary's in Elloughton after a fire in the 1960s. The accompanying shot list with names supplied by donor:

Oct 1963 Rev. Michael Long and Dr. Coggan Archbishop of York.
Oct 1964 The day after the fire
Nov 1964 Scaffolding on tower, roof being protected, Verger George Feathersone and dog
Dec 1964 Roof covered before snow
Spring 1965 Workmen inside and out removing debris, Vicar Rev M. Long and workmen, making new hassocks, roof dismantled and rebuilt, new brickwork and new stonework, cleaning stonework inside church, roof form inside and ousted from tower's top
Summer 1965 slating at work
Sept 1965 laying electronic cables, roof completed
Oct 1965 walls inside, organ loft, Rev. Long
Nov 1965 daily services were held in chapel at vicarage
Dec 1965 decorating chancel organ, cleaning brass
*lady in church left a legacy for new bells
cross in place again, exhibition of hassocks, re-hallowing service with Archbishop of York Dr. Coggan, his wife, and Rev. M. Long, leaving the service Rev H. Hall, inside the church
1973 The bells of St. Mary's - old bells recast from a legacy from Mrs. Barbara Taylor. Bell ringers, Bishop of Hull, Rev Whitta, bell ringing, leaving service of dedication, Verger leaves and closes gates