OLD EAST STONEHOUSE . UK
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  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: March 08, 2018
Webpage updated: March 31, 2018

 
OLD EAST STONEHOUSE.UK

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ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPEL OF SAINT ANTONY

The Roman Catholic Chapel of Saint Antony was opened at number 58 Durnford Street on Friday June 3rd 1921.  It was a chapel-of-ease to the Roman Catholic Cathedral.  Father Gaynor held the first services on Sunday June 5th 1921.

The Chapel, which was on the first floor with a club room beneath, was dedicated by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Plymouth, Doctor Keily.  Also present were Admiral Underhill, Sir Donald and Lady McNabb, Mrs Keily, Mrs H Wilcocks, Mr and Mrs Ormond Wilcocks, Miss Glanville, Mrs Smith Sligo, Lieutenant and Mrs Fletcher, Lieutenant and Mrs Mahoney, and Captain and Mrs Slight.  The congregation used to meet in a small room in Valletort Street.