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All Saints, Wigston Magna

Janice Broughton

All Saints, Wigston Magna

a history of the parish church

by Janice Broughton

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Published by Broughton Publishing in Wigston Magna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • All Saints (Church : Wigston Magna, England) -- History.,
  • Wigston Magna (England) -- Church history.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanice Broughton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination65p.p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18482246M
    ISBN 100953503801
    OCLC/WorldCa43406599

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    Rome2rio makes travelling from Wigston Magna to East Midlands Airport (EMA) easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Wigston Magna to East Midlands Airport (EMA) right here. One of the earliest records of Wigston is in the Domesday book where it is listed amongst the lands held by Hugh de Grandmesnil for the King. In the Middle Ages it was known as Wigston Two Spires as, unusually, there were two mediaeval churches there, All Saints' and St Wistan's.

    All Saints Church. Moat Street, Wigston, LE18 2GD. Photo of All Saints Church. Share this on Wigston. Wigston Magna Gardens Gladstone Street, Wigston. Mill House Welford Road, Wigston. Wigston Magna The Davenport name is in both Oadby and Wigston, from framework knitters to church wardens at All Saints hurch. A George Davenport, born was known as Leicestershire’s Notorious Highwayman (book by arryFile Size: KB.


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All Saints, Wigston Magna by Janice Broughton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Welcome All Saints the Wigston B enefice. I'm delighted that you've dropped by for a 'virtual visit' and I hope that I or one of my colleagues may get the opportunity to welcome you in person to one of our churches sometime soon. Here you will be able to read something about the life of our three churches: All Saints and St Wistan's in the parish of Wigston Magna, and St Thomas the Apostle in the.

Wigston Magna All Saints. Wichingestone as recorded in the Domesday book was owned by Hugh de Grentmaisnil a lieutenant of William the Conqueror who was rewarded with much land for his services.

with a stone structure, however the present fabric mostly dates from the period Like the other church in Wigston Magna, St Wistan. All Saints church was built between and and the present church is probably the 4th church on the site. With its tall spire All Saints can be seen from many vantage places in the south of Leicestershire.

We are a friendly Church in the 'Open Catholic' tradition offering a variety of worship styles from fairly formal traditional Catholic to the contemporary and Charismatic. For almost years the term Wigston Two Steeples’ has been a filling description of Wigston Magna and many people have wondered why it is that the village always had two churches, All Saints and St Wistan's, in one parish.

All Saints’ Church All Saints’ is the largest building and is the parish church. John WELFORD has a photograph of St. Wistan's Church in Wigston Magna (note spelling) on Geo-graph, taken in May, The Anglican parish church is dedicated to All Saints. Tim GLOVER has a photograph of All Saints Church on Geo-graph, taken in August, The church was thoroughly restored during to All Saints' Church is a building of rubble granite in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, N and S porches, and a tower with a lofty crocheted spire.

There are Calvinistic, Congregational, Primitive Methodist, and Wesleyan chapels at Wigston, and Location: Wigston Magna, Leicestershire. Buy All Saints, Wigston Magna: A History of the Parish Church by Janice Anne Broughton, Gerry Broughton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Author: Janice Anne Broughton.

All Saints’ and St Wistan’s, Wigston Magna 24 Getting Married in Church What to do when Parish of Wigston Magna Book wedding Pay £ deposit 4 Months to go Make appointment with the minister taking your wedding (or earlier) to discuss the service and to book a rehearsal.

Make certain you have arranged to have your. Wigston Magna Community Fridge. likes. Wigston Magna Community Fridge5/5. Church of All Saints is a Grade I listed building in Wigston All Saints, Leicestershire, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of. In the Domesday Book it is recorded that Leicester had six churches, and it is assumed that All Saints was one of these.

In it was given to Leicester Abbey The church was enlarged in about when aisles were added. Spotted Wigston. 15, likes 4, talking about this. CommunityFollowers: 16K. St Wistan, Wigston Magna am (and am on 2nd Sunday of the month) All Saints, Wigston Magna am St Thomas, South Wigston am If you need to have your banns read in any church(es) other than the one in whichFile Size: KB.

Wigston Magna Roll of Honour - WW1 At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please send it to [email protected] for inclusion on the Register.

It would appear that the oldest known medieval house in Wigston was a large moated mansion which stood to the south of All Saints’ Church in Newgate End, near the stream. In the house was the home of the Davenport family, who gave much to the church, and some of whom are buried therein.

Wigston Magna, or Wigston, is a town in Leicestershire, England, just south of Leicester on the AWigston had a population of 32, in Geography. Wigston is five miles south of Leicester, at the centre of Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

Oadby is to the east, connected by the B road. To the west along the B, or Blaby Road is South Wigston. STREETNAME WARD LOCATION LOCATION MEANING Abington Close All Saints Wigston Magna Wigston Magna Named after Abington House which stands opposite.

Anchor Close All Saints Wigston Magna Wigston Magna Named after a field near St Wistan’s hurch. Anchor lose (). Referred to as an "ancient close" in the enclosure award of File Size: KB.

Wigston Magna Go back Just south of Leicester, Wigston Magna was previously known as Wigston Two Steeples, being distinguished for centuries by two churches, each with its own steeple. The more stately of these churches is All Saints, six centuries old.

All Saints, Wigston Magna: A History of the Parish Church. by Janice Anne Broughton and Gerry Broughton | 1 Jan Paperback. Media in category "All Saint's Church, Wigston" The following 5 files are in this category, out of 5 total. All Saint's Church, Wigston - - jpg × ; 65 KB. Check All Saints Pre-School in Wigston, All Saints C Of E Primary School on Cylex and find ☎contact info, reviews.5/5(1).Wigston Magna has two spires over the town, the larger All Saints on Moat Street and this the smaller church next to the dual carriagway on Bull Head Street.

This is the second church dedicated to the Saint Wigstan (Wistan) in Leicestershire, the other being Wistow where a Prince of Miercia (Wigstan) was murdered and human hair was then found.The Fields of Wigston Magna i.

FOR close upon fourteen hundred years the village of Wigston Magna has stood upon the broad, flat-topped ridge four miles to the south of Leicester, its two steeples visible from afar. From the Leicester side, along the old Welford road, the steeple of St.