Person    | Male  Born 30/11/1924  Died 27/2/1997

Canon Michael Richards

Categories: Religion

Countries: Wales

Catholic priest. Born Wales. Served as a second lieutenant in the 12th Royal Lancers in WW2. Whilst a student at Oxford he became a Catholic and his fiancee died suddenly. Ordained in 1960 by Bishop David Cashman Rector of of St Mary’s Church Cadogan Street, 1983 - 1991.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Canon Michael Richards

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St Joseph's Cottages - Hume

After renovation in 1985 initiated by Canon John Longstaff and completed by C...

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American troops in WW2 in London

American troops in WW2 in London

During WW2 the US armed forces worshipped at the Grosvenor Chapel and partied at Rainbow Corner. This seems a good place to mention the searchable on-line honour roll of 28,000 Americans based in ...

Group, Armed Forces, Religion, USA

3 memorials
St Leonard, Eastcheap

St Leonard, Eastcheap

Lost in the Great Fire and never rebuilt.

Building, Religion

1 memorial
St Margaret's Church

St Margaret's Church

The church was in existence from at least the early 12th century. At the reformation, it was sold and part of it became the Borough Compter courthouse and prison. The original building was destroye...

Building, Religion

1 memorial
Rev. Wallace Bird

Rev. Wallace Bird

Became vicar in 1947 of St Marks Kennington and oversaw the restoration of the building following WW2 damage.  He may have a first initial 'H'.

Person, Religion

1 memorial
William Hallywel

William Hallywel

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs.

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial