R.I.P. Fr Paddy McCoull
7th April 1918 - 14th October 2013
Rector of Broughton (and then all three parishes) from 1972 to 1984; and the finest rector the parish has known in the modern era
1995 The last rector of the parish, Fr Trevor Vaughan, with his wife Ann at the Silver Jubilee of his priesting.
1980s The cleric on the left is Fr Paddy McCoull, Rector of the parish, from 1975 to 1985.
Summer 1982 - Flower festival
Summer 1982 - Social event in the hall connected with the flower festival. Fr Paddy is the further clergyman; the nearer one is unknown, as are the other participants
A wedding at Broughton. [With thanks to our correspondent who filled in the details:] Arthur and Annie Taylor of Elslack, September 1933.
1933 - Confirmation service booklet of Ada Walker, who died January 2014 - this was kindly given to St Mary's by her son: such ephemeral marks of history are too often lost for ever
c.1900 Old Gledstone, West Marton, now no more; though the original stable block still stands, fully refurbished, under the clock tower in the right of the picture