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Michael Sherbrook was Rector of Wickersley from 1567 to 1610. Sherbrook completed an account in the 1590s of the memories of his father and uncle who witnessed the spoliation of Roche Abbey. His account shows the scale of devastation,and the extent of self-interest shown by monks and locals alike.
Tudor Treatises Vol. CXXV (Wakefield : Yorkshire Archaeological Society, 1959). P. 19.

According to National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland written in 1868 : the church, was dedicated to St. Alban, being rebuilt in 1834. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists had chapels.

John Foster,1780-1863 , was Rector of Wickersley, from 1804 until his death in 1863. After being admitted to St John's College, Cambridge in May 1797,he gained a BA in 1801, followed by a MA in 1804. He was Fellow of the college from 1802 until 1810 and a member of the Debating Society.

Rev. R. G. Jebb was at Wickersley in 1859

Rev. H. C. May who died 13/9/1937, was succeeded by Rev. Hurst

St.Albans Church

St Albans Church c1955
Wickersley, St Albans Church c1955.  (Neg. W228001)  © Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2008. http://www.francisfrith.com
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
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Collectio Rerum Ecclesiasticarum de Diścesi Eboracensi, Or, Collections ... By George Lawton, Andrew Coltee Ducarel

Wickersley Blessed Trinity Church

Catholic church for the areas of Bramley, Ravenfield (Common), Hellaby, Thurcroft, Brecks & Wickersley. Daily religious services. Worship, bingo, jumble sales & monthly social events.
238 Herringthorpe Valley Road , Rotherham

Wickersley Methodist Church

Bawtry Road , Wickersley

St Francis Church Bramley

Services: Sunday 9.30am & 11.15am: Thursday 10.30am Holy Communion.
Mothers Union, Toddlers Groups, Fellowship groups.

Address: Rev Lyn Wortley, Bramley Vicarage , 88 Main Street , Bramley , Rotherham


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