Item 24 - Fr Ketterer to Canon Tonks: Land sold; expansion of Wymondham; new site identified

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA51-01-04-24


Fr Ketterer to Canon Tonks: Land sold; expansion of Wymondham; new site identified


  • 22-12-1938 (Creation)

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2 pages: embossed heading; manuscript

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1926: ordained at Beccles
1931: PP Wymondham
1946-54: PP at King's Lynn
1954-1972: PP at Hunstanton
1972: Retired from Hunstanton
1973: died

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Writes to Monsignor (assumed to be Canon Tonks): Receipt for Bishop's generous gift to the Mission enclosed. Post Office has acquired the piece of meadow, rendering the site too narrow for Church & Presbytery. Describes the nature of planned expansion in Wymondham. Has identified a site 10 minutes walk from current address. Has obtained pews & chairs for the two churches in Wymondham and Dereham. Increased seating accommodation, more dignified and silent when congregation sit or stand.

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177mm x 227mm

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