The Bourtons – All Saints Church

All Saints is one of the churches in the Shires Edge Benefice, with St James the Great in Claydon, St Mary the Virgin in Cropredy, All Saints in Mollington and St Mary Magdalene, Wardington.  The vicar is the Reverend Hilary Campbell.  You can see the pattern of services throughout the benefice for each month here.

Everyone is welcome to join us at the services or at our monthly Cafe Church at All Saints which is held once a month on a Saturday morning from May through to October.  Cafe Church is an ideal opportunity for people to get together and enjoy refreshments and good company.  You will receive a warm welcome.

There is also a Bible study group which meets regularly, contact John Langridge on 750227 for more information.

All Saints now has a small servery and cloakroom facilities so can be used for social gatherings and events.  If you are interested in finding out more, please contact George Ennis on 750522.

Photographs of some of the memorials in the Churchyard with their inscriptions are available to view here.


The Bourtons – Family History

If you are researching your family history and have queries relating to the Bourtons, please email us.

Note that you can also reference Pam Keegan’s work on All Saints Graveyard via this website.  Our thanks to Pam Keegan for making her work available to us.  Her work on Cropredy can be seen on the Cropredy village website.  Please note that Pam Keegan’s permission must be sought for commercial use or use in written publications.

If you have researched your family history and can share with others what you have learned about your Bourton relations, we would love to hear from you.


CHURCH HISTORY

Although the church is not as old as many of those in surrounding villages, it still has a very interesting history.

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WAR MEMORIAL

A service of Remembrance is held every November in the church and the service always begins by the war memorial outside.

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CHURCH YARD

The churchyard is now closed for burials and is maintained by the Parish Council. The new Burial Ground in Foxden Way.

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Know anything about people who lived in the village?

We rely on local residents with local knowledgefor this information, so do please get in touch if you have anything of interest you would like to contribute!