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St George's Church

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I took these photos about 15 years ago - do you call this area Portobello? It was no longer being used for worship and building work was taking place so that the university could use the building for other uses. My great grandparents were married here in 1862.

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[quote name='Dunsbyowl' post='21724' date='Jul 24 2008, 08:36 AM']I took these photos about 15 years ago - do you call this area Portobello? It was no longer being used for worship and building work was taking place so that the university could use the building for other uses. My great grandparents were married here in 1862.[/quote]

The university have converted the building and it now houses a lecture theatre and student accommodation. It must be pretty well unique as a Hall of Residence!

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The churchyard was the site of a murder in the early 1960s. I walked past it on my way home to Crookes on the night it happened and I always walked past it a little faster after that.

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Inside St George's:

[img]http://farm1.static.flickr.com/183/392545565_aa3951581c_o.jpg[/img]

Taken in around 1981, just before the church closed.

Jeremy

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[quote name='Jeremy' post='24016' date='Sep 21 2008, 11:01 PM']Inside St George's:

[img]http://farm1.static.flickr.com/183/392545565_aa3951581c_o.jpg[/img]

Taken in around 1981, just before the church closed.

Jeremy[/quote]

That's fantastic thank you very much!

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[quote name='Jeremy' post='24016' date='Sep 21 2008, 11:01 PM']Inside St George's:

[img]http://farm1.static.flickr.com/183/392545565_aa3951581c_o.jpg[/img]

Taken in around 1981, just before the church closed.

Jeremy[/quote]

That's a really interesting photo. TY for sharing it.

I was struck - even knowing the architect was the same person, how similar that shot is to the "worship area" in St Mary's, Bramall lane. One could be looking at the same church in both instances.
I also notice the Xmas tree in the bottom left corner...

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Another photo of St Georges

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[center][b]Incumbents of St. George's Church[/b][/center]
1825-40 Stephen Hurt Langston; Priest in charge of Chapel-of-ease
1840-73 William Mercer; Priest in charge of Chapel-of-ease then Vicar from 1844
1873-84 Henry Arnold Favell
1884-91 Henry Woofindin
1891-95 Robert Charles Joynt
1895-1913 John Edward Jump
1913-22 John Trevor Lewis
1922-27 Herbert William Mackay
1928-38 Bertram Fountain Hinde
1939-44 Joseph William Augustus Copeland *
1944-48 Wilfrid Garlick *
1948-50 Leonard Frederick Geddes *
1950 A. Hooper *
1951-60 Alfred Jowett *
1960-67 John Howard Churchill *
1969 ... Francis Henry Arthur Richmond †

* Vicar of Joint Parishes of St. George with St. Stephen effective from 29th April, 1941, to 28th July, 1964; then reversion to Parish of St. George (only).

† Also Chaplain to Sheffield Chaplaincy of Higher Education from Michaelmas 1974.

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[center][b]St. George's Assistant Clergy[/b]
(from Centenary)[/center]

1923-26 E. William Selwyn, Curate
1926-33 W. Sorby Briggs, Curate
1933-37 J. Brian Sturdy, Curate
1937-38 Basil S. Prockter, Curate
1939-40 Richard Halliwell, Curate
1941-44 Clifford Auckland, Curate
1941-44 Rowland E. Hill, Youth Club Organizer
1944-47 C. Gordon Wilson, Curate
1947-49 Christopher L. Howell Thomas, Curate
1950-53 Rudolph W. D. Murray, Curate
1951-55 Denis A. Payne, Curate
1953-56 Peter H. F. Duncan, Curate
1954-57 Godfrey E. A. Wilson, Curate
1956-60 Gervase H. Babington, Curate
1958-60 Bernard O. Fielding-Clarke, Stephenson Fellow Sheffield University
1959-63 Graham M. Dowell, University Chaplain
1961-62 Leonard Constantine, Curate
1961-63 K. Francis M. Fisher, Curate
1964-69 K. Francis M. Fisher, University Chaplain
1962-64 Harold Rothwell, Priest i/c St. Stephen, St. Ann and St. Philip
1962-65 Paul R. Miller, Curate
1965-68 David Bonser, Curate
1969-74 Trevor M. Page, University Chaplain
1970-74 Trevor Pitt, Curate
1974. .. Geoffrey Walker, Curate

N.B. Curates' duties covered the joint parishes of St. George and St. Stephen from April, 1941, to July, 1964.

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[quote name='Jeremy' post='55043' date='Nov 21 2009, 06:58 PM']1873-84 Henry Arnold Favell[/quote]

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[quote name='Jeremy' post='55043' date='Nov 21 2009, 06:58 PM']1951-60 Alfred Jowett[/quote]

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Both my parents grew up in the parish of St. Georges and were married there in 1950.

Between the end of the Second World War and my dad being called up for National Service (so between 1945 and 1947) when my dad was about 16 or 17 he played for St. George's football team.

Here is the 1946 -7 team. Dad is the goalkeeper, - the little guy at the back.

[attachment=21222:dadStgeorge.jpg]

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I don't live in Sheffield now but was christened in St Georges in 1951 and my elder brother went to St Georges school.  On a coincidence i was nursing at eastbourne district general hospital in the late 80's and looked after a gentleman called Mr Thraves who was a headmaster at St Georges school

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