Church of England Diocese of Newcastle St. Hilda Newcastle upon Tyne

About Us

St. Hilda's was built as a daughter church of St. George's when the houses and flats were built in 'West Jesmond (for people who were mainly railway workers) when the railway began to expand. The Parish was formed in 1909, four years after its Consecration.

The church features a 'Hanging Pyx in the Lady Chapel - the only one in the Diocese. A special feature is a War Memorial Triptych, painted by F. H. Newbery, with The Virgin and Jesus, Saint Hilda, Cullercoats Fishwife, a Miner, Engineer, Shipman, St. Nicholas, Roman Centurion, Norman King-Knight, Sailor, Soldier. Restoration with nave sanctuary carried out in 1981.