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REV. MICHAEL O'FLANAGAN

Rev. Michael O'flanagan (1921)

The Reverend Michael O'Flanagan poses for the camera, he has gone to...

SALVAGE COLLECTING PARSON

Salvage Collecting Parson (1947)

Reverend B Peake collects salvage from housewives in a truck.

IN CHARITY'S CAUSE

In Charity's Cause (1934)

Crowds have gathered for the Lambeth Civic Festival Service in Brockwell Park.

BISHOP OF ST. ALBANS ENTHRONED

Bishop Of St. Albans Enthroned (1945)

New Bishop of St. Albans enthroned by Archdeacon of Canterbury.

A REAL SPORTING PERSON aka A REAL SPORTING PARSON

A Real Sporting Person AKA A Real Sporting Parson (1923)

Reverend E.A. Milne is the only clergyman...

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

National Day Of Prayer (1942)

The Archbishop of Canterbury conducts a London church service on a...

TUNNEY HELPS CLUBLAND

Tunney Helps Clubland (1958)

Retired boxing Champ Gene Tunney visits boys' club in London to meet young...

EASTER IN CANADIAN ARCTIC

Easter In Canadian Arctic (1955)

Eskimos going to church in the Canadian Arctic.

DOUBLE DECKER CHURCH

Double Decker Church (1966)

Double decker bus used as mobile church in Hampshire.

NEW BISHOP ENTHRONED

New Bishop Enthroned (1943)

A new Bishop enthroned at Wells Cathedral in Somerset.

BIRTH CERTIFICATE SENTENCE MRS COOPER AND CHILDREN

Birth Certificate Sentence Mrs Cooper And Children (1948)

Cuts for item 'Mercy moves for jailed...

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY

Archbishop Of Canterbury (1970-1979)

Right Reverend Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury during (mute)...

PILGRIMAGE TO EXETER

Pilgrimage To Exeter (1961)

The Bishop of Crediton leads youth pilgrimage to Exeter Cathedral.

CONVICTS' CHURCH

Convicts' Church (1961)

The Reverend Bertram Peake supports ex-convicts and helps them to start a new...

YOUNG HEARTS CLUB

Young Hearts Club (1962)

Young couples can dance at St Andrew's Church Hall, then sit in a parlour and...

BLESSING THE WATERS AT MUDDEFORD NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Blessing The Waters At Muddeford News In A Nutshell (1935)

Traditional ceremony carried out a...

THE WORLD'S OLDEST CYCLIST

The World's Oldest Cyclist (1932)

Story about the world's oldest cyclist Rev. Frederick Hastings from...

A ROWING NOVELTY

A Rowing Novelty (1927)

The Reverend Sidney Swann is featured - he has invented new device for rowing...

ANGLO-AMERICAN UNITY

Anglo-American Unity (1943)

Anglo-American unity is reaffirmed at ceremony in Temple of London.

NEW BISHOP ENTHRONED

New Bishop Enthroned (1941)

Noel Baring-Hudson is enthroned as new Bishop of Newcastle at St. Nicholas...

DANTE AND THE CHURCH TRUTH SOCIETY

Dante And The Church Truth Society (1921)

Senior Clergymen gather for the Catholic Truth Society...

REV. AUGUSTINE FARRELL

Rev. Augustine Farrell (1922)

Rev. Augustine Farrell addresses South Dublin Brigade on their Spiritual...

I WOULD LIKE ALL TO SHARE IN THIS WONDERFUL FELLOWSHIP

I Would Like All To Share In This Wonderful Fellowship (1925)

Reverend P.B. Clayton undertakes...

WITH STATES HONOURS

With States Honours (1930)

The Most Rev. Paschal Robinson arrives in Republic of Ireland.

THE PAPAL NUNCIO

The Papal Nuncio (1930)

The Most Rev Dr Paschal Robinson receives Freedom of the city, Kilkenny,...

ARCHBISHOP VISITS THE FLEET

Archbishop Visits The Fleet (1942)

Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr William Temple, visits the Home Fleet.

THE CHURCH AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS

The Church And Social Problems (1942)

Archbishop of Canterbury and Sir Stafford Cripps talk of the...

CAMERA INTERVIEWS - THE MOST REV RANDALL T. DAVIDSON

Camera Interviews - The Most Rev Randall T. Davidson (1923)

Various shots of the Most Reverend...

SILKWORMS RECEIVE BLESSING

Silkworms Receive Blessing (1948)

Silkworms are taken from castle to church in old ceremony at St....

BLESS MY DOLL PLEASE - AND VICAR DID

Bless My Doll Please - And Vicar Did (1949)

A Vicar in Kent conducts a service where he blesses...

AROUND BRITAIN - MANCHESTER

Around Britain - Manchester (1948)

Children parade in White Walk Procession in Manchester.

WOT - NO CIGARETTES?

Wot - No Cigarettes? (1948)

Shortage of tobacco brings some to despair and others to ingenuity.

HORSEMAN'S SUNDAY

Horseman's Sunday (1952)

The Radio padre - Rev Ronald Selby Wright blesses horses in Edinburgh.

Special - ARCHDRUID PROCLAIMED

Special - Archdruid Proclaimed (1954)

New Archdruid is proclaimed by the retiring Archdruid in a...

NEWS FLASHES aka SMALLEST CHURCH

News Flashes AKA Smallest Church (1956)

Wedding at the world's smallest church - Hudson, USA.

REVEREND PASTRY COOK

Reverend Pastry Cook (1957)

A Dutch parson finds a novel way of raising funds to restore his church.

HOME-MADE CHURCH

Home-Made Church (1957)

On the Clifton Estate, Nottingham, a congregation has just finished building its...

PARSON BEATS POLE RECORD

Parson Beats Pole Record (1951)

Reverend Robert Richards beats pole jump record in New York.

PRINCE CHARLES' NEW SCHOOL

Prince Charles' New School (1957)

Pathe visits Cheam School, Headley, at which Prince Charles will...

ANIMALS GO TO CHURCH

Animals Go To Church (1958)

Children bring their pets to Church to be blessed in a special service.

CHURCH LODGES EX-PRISONERS

Church Lodges Ex-Prisoners (1959)

Reverend Peake lets ex-prisoners stay in his church so they can make...

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD

National Eisteddfod (1959)

Procession of druids at Carnarvon Castle, poet Tom Huws is crowned Bard.

PETS' SERVICE

Pets' Service (1959)

People bring pets to an open-air church service for animals in Putney.

VICAR SCULPTOR aka LLOYDS MEDAL

Vicar Sculptor AKA Lloyds Medal (1941)

The Reverend Alan Wyan (?) designs the new Lloyds war medal...

PEOPLE IN THE NEWS - PRINCESS MARGARET AT SADLERS WELLS

People In The News - Princess Margaret At Sadlers Wells (1956)

Princess Margaret visits Sadlers...

COCKNEYS TO THE RESCUE

Cockneys To The Rescue (1956)

Pearly Kings and Queens at St. Mary-le-Bow in support of Lord Mayor's Bow...

DREADNOUGHT FOR NAVY

Dreadnought For Navy (1963)

Commissioning of Britain's first nuclear submarine, Dreadnought at...

HORSEMEN'S OWN SERVICE

Horsemen's Own Service (1963)

Horsemen's Sunday Service at Tattenham Corner, Epsom.

BLESSING OF HORSES

Blessing Of Horses (1968)

The Reverend Cuthbert Scott blesses horses from the many surrounding stables....

VICAR SELLS MOBILE CHURCH

Vicar Sells Mobile Church (1969)

Reverend Apps holds last service in mobile church bus before putting...