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Director of Music at St Mary's Church

Sam Harrison-Oram has been appointed to the post of Director of Music at St Mary's Church, starting in September
Confirmation classes
Thank you to those who have asked to be part of this process, leading up to the confirmation service at 10am on
Sunday 29th September at St Mary's, with Bishop Andrew.
The first two classes will be on at 7.30pm on Thursday 18th July and Thursday 25th July, at Church
House. Then we'll pause till after the summer holidays.
It's not too late at all to book up, whether to be confirmed, or to come along for a refresher course.
Contact Caspar for more details: Caspar.Bush@mardenvale.org.uk or tel 01249 914364

Burial Registers

Current burial registers are held in each of the churches, St Mary’s, Holy Trinity and St Peter’s.

Past burial registers are held in Wiltshire & Swindon History centre, see:-

https://wshc.org.uk/our-services/archives.html

Holy Trinity Churchyard is now being maintained by Calne Town Council.  The churchyard was closed in 2020. There are grave location maps for the 1896, 1954, 1964 and cremated remains sections. There is limited information for the 1834 section.

Family History

Deirdre Aldhous and Stan Anniss will endeavour to assist in answering any family history questions.

St Edmund of Abingdon

Wikipedia will give you a full account of St. Edmund and his place in history! Click here

 

Below is a picture of 'Perry', the peregrine falcon which sometimes uses St Mary's tower as a perch to look out for lunch!  (photo Mark Briscoe)

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