St John's Church, Worksop

Coordinates: 53°18′34″N 01°07′23″W / 53.30944°N 1.12306°W / 53.30944; -1.12306

St. John's Church, Worksop is a parish church in the Church of England in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.

St. John's Church, Worksop
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DenominationChurch of England
ChurchmanshipBroad Church
History
DedicationSt. John
Administration
ParishWorksop
DioceseSouthwell and Nottingham
ProvinceYork
Clergy
Vicar(s)Revd Captain Tim Stanford

HistoryEdit

The church was built between 1867 and 1868 by the architect Robert Clarke[1] and his son Robert Charles Clarke. In September 2019 the Church celebrated its 150th anniversary.

IncumbentsEdit

  • 1867 - 1872 Revd Charles Bury
  • 1872 - 1909 Revd George Dobree
  • 1909 - 1930 Revd John Henry Bligh
  • 1930 - 1937 Revd Edwin Arthur Green
  • 1937 - 1946 Revd. Cuthbert Rowland James Hayes
  • 1947 - 1955 Revd John Robert Joughin Kerruish
  • 1955 - 1962 Revd Jack Richard Hassett
  • 1962 - c1975 Revd Canon Robert Purdon Neill[2]
  • c1975 - c1985 Revd Albert Brown
  • c1985 - 1990 Revd Bruce Hunt
  • c1991- 2000 Revd Glynn Jones
  • 2001- 2011 Revd Neil Hogg
  • 2013 - Revd Tim Stanford

OrganEdit

The church has an organ by Brindley & Foster dating from 1869. The specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Buildings of England, Nottinghamshire Nikolaus Pevsner, p.388
  2. ^ St. John Church, Worksop. A Centenary History, 1869 - 1969. William Straw, Worksop. 1969.