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GB ARCHON 2913 PA51 · Fonds · 1903 to 2003

1912, 14th January: the inaugural service held at the RC chapel in Cock Street. This was built in the garden of Mr Glasspool, an organ builder, who had originally designed the building to test the pipes of the organs he had constructed.
1917, June 26: Church opened
1920: RC Community moved to a new church in Town Green, Wymondham
1952: New Church for Wymondham: The Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOW) Memorial Church was built by Fr. Malcolm Cowin, to be a permanent memorial to those who suffered as prisoners of war and internees of the Japanese during World War II. It is the only church of its kind in the world. The church acts as a ‘Living Memorial’ and is unique in being the only church dedicated to the memory of FEPOW and Civilian Internees of all Faiths and Nationalities.

Phillips, Thomas Kemp Rev (1883-1947)
GB ARCHON 2913 COL02 · Collection · 7 February 2020

The Taking Stock initiative, which began in 2005, aims to assess the historical and architectural importance of every Catholic church and chapel in England and Wales, categorised by diocese. The project is a partnership between the Patrimony Committee of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, individual dioceses, and Historic England. It is part-funded by Historic England.
83 RCDEA churches have been visited and documented in the Taking Stock project.

Architectural History Practice Ltd
GB ARCHON 2913 WANR · Fonds · 1984 - 2019-01-14

Sunday, 8th December 1984, The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Mass was offered at 3pm in St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich, prior to the inauguration of a Cathedral Branch of the Walsingham Association. Afterwards at a meeting in the Parish Hall the election of the first officers produced:
Chaplain: Mgr Harry Wace
Chairman: Mr B Perowne
Secretary: Mis S M Wiffen
Treasurer: Mrs S Cushing.
The first meeting of the new Branch was to be called in the New Year 1985.
An Extraordinary Branch Meeting on 26 January 2019 was the final meeting and then branch closed.

Wace, Harry Montague Anthony Rev (1926-2002)
Walsingham Shrine
GB ARCHON 2913 WSHR · Fonds · 1890-2010
Clark, Alan Charles Rev DD (1919-2002)