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Commemoration to give thanks for the people who were involved in World War 1: November 10th

Posted on Aug 22 , 2018 in News

In November this year, St Joseph’s Parish in Stockport are having a commemoration to give thanks for the people who were involved in World War 1.
Did a relative of yours serve during World War 1?

If so, then please would you contact Vera Henderson, who is researching for a commemorative event at St Joseph’s Parish on Saturday 10th November 2018.
Contact – 0161 442 8801

Background: On November 10th this year, St Joseph’s parish  are having a commemorative centenary anniversary evening as a thank you to the people who fought or who were involved in World War One. In 1800, the population in Stockport was 14,830; including 300 catholics. Around 1850, the catholic number had risen to 8,000 The population density was in St. Joseph’s areas of St Petersgate, Lord Street, Hillgate, Lower Brinnington, Bredbury Hall St and some of Offerton. By 1935, the population moved away from the centre. The results were the new parishes of St Ambrose, Our Lady & St Christopher, St Bernadette’s, St Philips and St Vincent’s.

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