Viney Hill All Saints Church restoration in the 1960s.
Viney Hill All Saints Church Restoration
Roger wrote: "Parishioners grew potatoes in 1960/1963, to raise money for the massive restoration programme which faced All Saints Church.
The Reverend Alec Smith despite being disabled himself, took on this mamoth task, and "All Saints" will always be a glowing tribute to him.
Standing from left.1,Jim Howley. (Church Warden) 2, Maurice Johnson (Organist). 3, Roger Smith 4, Roger Harper. 5, Margaret Drew 6, Ern Drew, (All Choristers), 7, Rev Alec Smith.
Behind: Derek Drew (Tractor Driver and Chorister) Len James,(Sidesman).
N.B.The Tractor was kindly loaned by Ted Thomas
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