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Leonora Nelson - Parrs Wood Congregational Church - Sunday Schools

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Leonora talks about the Sunday School at Parrs Wood. She notes the friendly atmosphere and growth of the congregation. There followed its development into a youth fellowship (CYF), with many speakers in attendance.

We also hear about the group's…

Leonora Nelson - Parrs Wood Congregational Church - Rose Queen

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Leonora describes the church's Rose Queen celebration, held each year, with her acting as Rose Queen in 1945. She had to give speeches in the church- which she found difficult- and was often sick beforehand.

Leonora Nelson - Parrs Wood Congregational Church - Carol Singing

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Leonora talks about the church's carol singers, 200-250 in total, bringing trumpets and a trombone, splitting into 4-5 groups due to numbers. They sang at pubs, asked which people wanted a house visit, with about 6-7 stops (with food!) per night.

Leonora Nelson - Parrs Wood Congregational Church

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Images from Leonora Nelson relating to Parrs Wood Congregational Church.