St John & St Luke Clay Hill, Enfield, Middx.
Registered Charity Number 1151418
St Luke’s ‘Iron Church’ opened17th December
Mothers’ Meetings started.
Second-hand Harmonium bought for St Luke’s Iron Church
Brigadier Hill House sold where St Luke’s stands
St Luke’s Infants School opened next to Iron Church
Iron parish room built in Hawthorn Grove
Rev Vincent Travers Macy bought land for St Luke’s Church
Foundation stone for Clay Hill Parish Institute laid in April. Opened in November
St Luke’s church foundation stone laid by Bishop of Islington.
ST LUKE’S PARISH CREATED
St Luke’s church opened
Rev Vincent Travers Macy first Vicar of St Luke’s
Mothers’ Union started
St Luke’s Vicarage built in Browning Road
St Luke’s enlarged to its present size
St Luke’s organ built
by Bishop & Sons
Rev James Carter Vicar of St Luke’s
Rev Bridgeman Lethbridge Vicar of St Luke’s
Lavender Road School opened.
6th Enfield Scouts started at Chase Farm School.
88 parishioners from St John’s and St Luke’s killed on active service.
Services and meetings disrupted by air raids carried out by German airships
St Luke’s Infants School in Hawthorn Grove closed
12th Enfield Scouts started
St Luke’s Players amateur drama group formed.
Expansion of housing at the north end of Browning Road, Morley Hill and Kilvinton Drive and in Phipps Hatch Lane, Baker Street and Burnham Close.
6th Enfield Scouts disbanded at Chase Farm School.
New coal fired heating boiler installed
Rev Frank Pond Vicar of St Luke’s
6th Enfield Scout Group started
Rev George Johnston Vicar ofSt Luke’s
Missionary Committee formed
Brownies and Guides started
Electricity installed in Small Hall in Hawthorn Grove by St Luke’s Sports Club
Rev Ralph Goodwin Vicar of St Luke’s
ARP used the Small Hall in Hawthorn Grove. Iron railings around St Luke’s removed as part of scrap metal drive.
Scouts ‘dug for victory’ in Vicarage garden.
Rev Ralph Goodwin took over as Group Scout Master of 6th Enfield Group.
Tolmers Scout Camp opened at Cuffley – used by Cubs and Scouts from St Luke’s for camping,
Scouts installed indoor toilets in Small Hall in Hawthorn Grove.
Electric lighting in St Luke’s vestry and organ blower installed
St Luke’s Players disbanded and the Waverly Theatre Club was formed.
Top floor of St Luke’s Vicarage converted into a flat for a curate.
Waverly Theatre Club returned to performing in St Luke’s Institute.
Nativity plays performed in church
Re-tiling of St Luke’s roof completed
First World War memorial moved to its present location.
Lady Chapel altar rails installed as memorial to those who died in WWII.
Stations of the cross dedicated.
South-west corner of Vicarage under-pinned
Most of Vicarage garden sold.
Stations of the Cross dedicated by Bishop of Willesden.
Young Wives group formed.
Entertainments Committee formed
Electric lighting installed in main part of St Luke’s Church. New coke fired heating boiler installedYork Mystery Plays performed in church.
Special service held as part of the ‘Mission to London’
Rev Michael Shearman Vicar of St Luke’s
Automatic oil fired heating boiler installed
Special service was held to celebrate 60 years of St Luke’s
St Luke’s Youth Club started to meet in the coffee bar of the Institute in Morley Hill.
Experimental use of a nave altar
New chapel was built at Chase Farm Hospital. Vicar of St Luke’s was hospital chaplain
The Macy Memorial Garden started
‘Stewardship Programme’ launched
The Lancastrian Theatre Club formed – met in the Small Hall in Hawthorn Grove
‘Noah’s Ark’ open youth club started in Coffee bar of St Luke’s Institute.
Name of the Institute changed to ‘St Luke’s Youth Centre’
St Luke’s celebrated 70 years with a special service and concert in the church.
St. George’s Chapel converted to a refectory area for refreshments after services.
A scheme of ‘Road Stewards’ operated.
Annual ‘elder parishioners parties’ organised
Nave altar platform area used for concerts.
‘Luke Alive’ exhibition held to celebrate 70th anniversary of St Luke’s
Organ restored and pipes decorated
Altar temporarily moved to west end during the construction of the permanent nave altar
Nave altar dedicated by Bishop of Edmonton.
Vicarage suffered serious subsidence after very dry summer and sold
92 Browning Road became Vicarage
Church spire restored.
Church struck by lightning – damage to roof timbers at east end over the refectory
Celebration of 25th anniversary of induction of Rev Michael Shearman
St John’s and St Luke’s combined intonew parish of Clay Hill
Rev John Noddings Vicar of Clay Hill
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St Luke's 1899
St Luke's Iron Church
Scouts dig for victory
Rev Vincent Travers Macy
Rev Michael Shearman
Nave Altar dedicated
Laying the foundation stone
Rev Bridgeman Lethbridge
Rev Frank Pond
Rev Ralph Goodwin
Rev Francis Bale
St Luke’s Avenue and the houses built on the site of the old Vicarage garden.
Council houses built in Rendlesham Road
Rev Francis Bale Vicar of St Luke’s
Rev John Noddings