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Caption for Leamington Spa, St Mary's Church 1892: Mrs Hitchman, widow of Dr Hitchman, donated the site for this church together with a large sum of money. St Mary's was built between 1877 and 1878 by John Cundall in brick with a prominent steeple. The interior is brick-lined. The tower was a mere 75 feet high and has been cemented over. In 1875 the old three-decker pulpit was removed and the font re-located. The horse and carriage gives a tranquil atmosphere on a road which now leads to an industrial estate.

An extract from Leamington Spa Town and City Memories.

Memories of Leamington Spa

George Goode who was born at Wappenbury in the 1840s was one of the builders who worked on one of the many re constructions that took place over the years on this church. He was my  great grandfather on my father's side of the family. His daughter was Ellen Louisa Goode who married Thomas Pratt. He was once an officer at (...Read full memory)

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