Religion


St Mary's Parish Church

St Mary's Parish Church

A history of the village parish church from its earliest known times. Photo dates from the restoration of 1876.

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St Mary's Churchyard

St Mary's Churchyard

This article records details from all of the memorials in the churchyard at St Mary's Parish Church, Norton.

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Vicars of St Mary's, Norton

Vicars of St Mary's, Norton

On the wall inside St Mary’s is a notice board listing all of the incumbents of the church. Using this as a starting point, this article will seek to record all of the clergymen who have taken services at Norton over the years as well as those who were the resident curate. [Canon Evans-Prosser was vicar of Norton 1934-1979 and The Leigh 1947-1979 and it seemed appropriate to use his image as the lead photo for this article].

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Early chapels at Norton ?

Early chapels at Norton ?

A discussion concerning the presence of early chapels at Norton. [The photo has NO connection to these chapels].

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Methodist Chapel

Methodist Chapel

This is a brief history of non-conformist religion at Norton specifically the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel that for many years stood near The Green.

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Mormonism

There seem to have been a number of villagers from The Leigh who adopted Mormonism but I have not identified much in relation to Norton.

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