Old St Alban’s Church

Old St Alban’s Church

In 1925 Captain Abbott, the secretary of the committee appointed by Worplesdon PCC to erect a ‘Mission Hall’, gave an account of a design.

This was for a timber framed building with a corrugated roof with brick and concrete foundations. The design by a Mr Dauber was built by Mssrs Tribe & Robinson in nine weeks at a cost of £643. Heating was added the following year for a further £76.  ‘The Wood Street Church Mission Hall’ was dedicated by the Arch-deacon of Surrey on Saturday 20th June 1925.

A house of residence was built north of the Mission Hall at a cost of £1,200 in 1927.

In February 1937 the ‘Mission Hall’ was re-dedicated as St Alban’s Church’ by the second Bishop of Guildford, The Rt. Rev. John Victor Macmillan, DD.

St Albans ‘old’ Church taken in 1962









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