Emmanuel Church

From Historical Hastings
Emmanuel Church

Built using funds endowed to the parish by Sophia Mendham on the site of a dairy farm[1], this church was consecrated on the 22nd September 1873[2], with a capacity of 450 persons[3]. The church suffered bomb damage on the 3rd of May 1942[4]


Rev. A. F. Benwell[1]
Rev. Sholto Newman[1]


References & Notes

  1. a b c British Newspaper Archive Hastings & St. Leonards Observer 23 September 1905 Pg. 0009
  2. Hastings of Bygone Days and the Present (Henry Cousins - 1911) pg.306 ISBN: 9789332862449 ESCC Library Google Books " Amazon
  3. Whiteman's guide to Hastings, St. Leonards, and the neighbourhood – Spencer Whiteman (6th ed) pg.17 Google Books
  4. A short history of the united parish of Emmanuel and St. Mary-in-the-Castle’ by Montague Rowland East Sussex County Council Archive The Keep PAR364/7/6/1