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A Helping of History - 23/07/2019

A Helping of History - 23/07/2019

Playing tracks by

Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Bill Haley, The Comets, Doris Day, Bobby Vinton and more.

This week, I’m going to be talking about religious battles in Miles Platting!

Specifically, I’m going to be talking about the Rev. Sidney Faithorn Green, a clergyman who appointed to St John’s in Miles Platting in 1869 – but then imprisoned in 1880 for offences against the Public Worship Regulation Act of 1874. Green was a follower of the Oxford Movement and held services in Anglo-Catholic style – which led to him being admonised by the Bishop of Manchester.

In a bizarre twist, I’ll also be sharing the story of a fall-out in the Methodist community that happened around the same time!

In addition to these Miles Platting controversies, I’ll be taking my usual look through Yesterday’s Papers. And there’ll be a bit of bonus content in the form of a couple of new theatre reviews as well!

Listen every Tuesday from 12-2pm, North Manchester FM, 106.6 FM
http://northmanchester.fm/

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