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church 1857 Clarke window by Wailes of Newcastle

More Detail This window is on the west front. It was storm-damaged in 1979 and refurbished by the Griffin family and shows the Nativity in plain glass, by John Hayward.

1834 Churchwardens Joseph Wyles and Mr Walkington advertised newly erected pews for purchase at 10 to 12 guineas.
1852 Charles Bradley memorial window More info
1853 Richard Bradley & family memorial window More info
1856 -1874 George Maddison M.A., Vicar
1857 Clarke window by Wailes of Newcastle More info
1863 -1867 George Gilbert Scott was commissioned to restore the church More info
1867 Joseph Wyles memorial window by Clayton & Bell More info
1868 Abolition of the compulsory church rate
1874 -1875 Rev George Maddison Memorial Window by Clayton & Bell More info
1874 -1879 Jacob Clements M.A., Vicar More info
1875 Window in memory of Mrs Elizabeth Bradley. More info


1831 -1832 St Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church built
1836 First regular paid police force in Grantham, consisting of five men
1838 Charles Dickens stayed at the George Hotel
1840 -1841 St John the Evangelist, Spitalgate, built
1840 Methodist Church built in Finkin St, to replace an earlier one that became too small
1848 St John the Evangelist, Manthorpe
1850 The first railway was built in Grantham, duplicating the route of the canal, to the detriment of the canal
1852 Grantham linked to London and Edinburgh by rail
1858 The Isaac Newton statue was made from Crimean War cannon
1866 The Angel became the Angel and Royal More info
1869 Guildhall on St Peter's Hill built
1875 The first Grantham Carnival More info
1875 Bridge End Wesleyan Chapel



William IV Crowned 1830 Died 1837 1832 Reform Act Hanover
Victoria Crowned 1837 Died 1901 1851 Great Exhibition Hanover