Tour of St. Simon & St. Jude Church

23. THE ALTAR

The altar is built of stone. in 1847 the 'Communion Table was described as being "small, of oak inlaid". It was removed in 1890 and replaced by the present stone one when the Reverend Hawksley Westall was Priest-in-charge.

1905

The Countess Carrington was the central figure at a bazaar, held at the Holmstead Gardens, Castlethorpe, on Thursday. With the proceeds of the effort is hoped to purchase a reredos and altar frontal for Castlethorpe Parish Church, and for weeks past the parishioners have been hard at work with the necessary preparations which a function of this kind always involves.


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