St Hugh's Holts, Parish of Leesfield, Oldham

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In the Parish of Leesfield the Parish church is St Thomas Leesfield. There are 2 daughter churches St Agnes & St Hugh's.

Following the development of new housing at Holts Estate, using the Henshaw Trust which was responsible for the church schools of Oldham Borough, a Church of England Aided School was built. This also acted as a worship centre through a sanctuary built on to the hall.

On December 8th 1956 the Lord Bishop of Manchester opened the school and dedicated the sanctuary to St Hugh.

In 1965 Leesfield got a curate whose main priority and responsibility was to create a daughter church with a council and life of its own and weekly communion.

When the school was reduced in size in 2002 many alterations were made to the Church and it was moved to its current place in the School Hall.

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Rev Edith Disley
The Vicarage
2 Wild Street
Lees
Oldham
OL4 5DA
0161 624 3731 (Vicar)

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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 15921
Archdeaconry: ROCHDALE (242)
Deanery: Oldham East (24208)
Benefice: Leesfield (24/197 L)
Parish Legal Name: Leefield (240278 )
CofE Church Info: (624277 24/277)
Short URL: acny.uk/15921/
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The current editor is: Elizabeth Dent

This page was last updated on Monday 8th February 2016
 
 
 
St Hugh's Holts, Parish of Leesfield : Wildmoor Avenue, Holts, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL4 5NZ

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