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  Thinking Anglicans: Manchester Cathedral and LGCM: a petition
To: Manchester Cathedral Authorities We regret the inhospitable action of Manchester Cathedral, in withdrawing permission for an act of worship for the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, to be held at the Cathedral....
We regret the inhospitable action of Manchester Cathedral, in withdrawing permission for an act of worship for the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, to be held at the Cathedral.
We invite the Cathedral authorities to explain their action clearly, and to consider seriously the message that their action gives to lesbian and gay people.
www.thinkinganglicans.org.uk /archives/000151.html   (218 words)

  Manchester Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester Cathedral is a Medieval church located on Victoria Street in central Manchester.
The Cathedral's current Dean, as of 2005, is the Very Reverend Rogers Morgan Govender.
The first recorded Christian church in Manchester was built in the 7th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester_Cathedral   (519 words)

 Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester is situated within a bowl-shaped land area, bordered to the north and east by the Pennine moors and to the south by the Cheshire Plain.
The main motorways serving Manchester are the M56 (to the airport, Chester and the M6 southbound to Birmingham), the M61 (to Bolton, Preston and the M6 northbound to Lancaster), the M62 (to Liverpool and Leeds) and the M66 (to Bury).
Manchester's principal bus station mainly for services on the south side of the city is at Piccadilly Gardens, which is also served by Metrolink and a short walk from the city's main train station, Piccadilly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester   (8095 words)

 St Mary, St Dennis and St George (Cathedral) Church of England, Manchester, Lancashire genealogy
The cathedral is 232 feet long, and 130 feet broad; consists chiefly of late perpendicular English architecture; comprises a W tower, a nave of six bays, a choir of six bays.
The cathedral, in the interior view, is very fine; the nave, with its lateral chapels, resembling Chichester; the choir remarkably beautiful and picturesque; the painted windows striking and curious; and the effigies and monuments highly interesting.
The Collegiate Church of Manchester was the parish church for the parish of Manchester.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/LAN/Manchester/Cathedral.shtml   (931 words)

 Manchester travel guide - Wikitravel
Manchester used to have a reputation for being a dirty and boring city, but things have dramatically changed in the last decade and it is now a more pleasant, open, clean and exciting place, and well worth a visit, even if just for a day.
Manchester International Airport [4] in the South of the city is the largest airport in the UK outside of London.
Manchester is within reach of The Lake District, Leeds, York, Liverpool, the Peak District, Blackpool and Chester.
wikitravel.org /en/Manchester   (6384 words)

 Manchester City Council: Planning: Cathedral Conservation Area
To the north and west the Cathedral overlooks the broad width of the busy Victoria Street and the deep cut of the River Irwell, both of which traverse the area, and beyond, into Salford, to the extensive cobbled forecourt of the disused Exchange Station which forms the western boundary of the area.
The continued prosperity of Manchester's Commercial houses and the growth of the local railway network led to a major reconstruction of the area in the Mid and Late 19th Century.
The choir and the aisle were erected between 1422 and 1458 by the addition on either side of the original nave of a series of chapels the largest of which being the one dedicated to John the Baptist, constructed to celebrate the return of Sir John Stanley from the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513.
www.manchester.gov.uk /planning/heritage/conservation/cathedral.htm   (1620 words)

 GENUKI: Manchester, Lancashire genealogy
MANCHESTER, a city, a township, a district, a parish, and a diocese in Lancashire.
Manchester used to be in the county of Lancashire until 1974 when it became part of the new county of Greater Manchester which is divided into 10 metropolitan boroughs.
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Manchester was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/LAN/Manchester   (1168 words)

 Manchester Cathedral
The Manchester Cathedral Chapter, with the support of the Bishop's Senior Staff, has reluctantly withdrawn its permission for LGCM to use Manchester Cathedral for a conference service on October 26th 2003.
The Cathedral Chapter and the Bishop's Senior Staff regard LGCM as a legitimate Christian organisation, and its commitment to greater inclusivity as a proper moral claim on church and society - and wish it well in its forthcoming conference.
Manchester Cathedral, the bishop and his senior staff yesterday (1st Oct 03) invited the conference Halfway to Lambeth organised by the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement to attend the normal Cathedral Sunday morning service (October 26th).
www.anglocatholicsocialism.org /manchester.html   (2522 words)

 Manchester History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Manchester lay within the territory of the Celtic tribe called the Brigantes and started life as a Roman fort situated at the confluence of the Rivers Irwell and Medlock in the Castlefield area of Manchester.
Manchester’s growth was acknowlegded by Hugh Oldham, the Manchester born Bishop of Exeter in 1515 who established a Grammar School in the town in 1515.
Manchester’s rapid growth and prosperity during this period brought with it new problems, most notably sanitation which contributed to outbreaks of plague in 1605 and 1645.
www.thenortheast.fsnet.co.uk /Manchester.htm   (2126 words)

 Manchester Cathedral to raise the roof - 10 years after a massive IRA bomb blast | 24dash.com - Communities
Visitors to Manchester Cathedral have been invited to raise its roof through song - 10 years to the day after the IRA did the same with a massive bomb.
The Dean of Manchester Cathedral, the Very Reverend Rogers Govender, wants parishioners to celebrate the rebirth of the city in song at a special service next week to mark a decade since the attack.
The cathedral's massive lead roof was lifted three inches in the air by the blast and three stained glass windows were shattered.
www.24dash.com /content/news/viewNews.php?navID=7&newsID=6536   (298 words)

 Churches in Manchester
It was in 1421-2 that the parish church of the little known village that was to become Manchester was raised to the status of a Collegiate Church, and served the surrounding 60 square mile parish.
On the west side of the cathedral are five modern windows made by Tony Holloway and representing "St George", "St Mary", "St Denys", "Genesis" and "Revelations".
The church tower is said to mark the exact centre of the city of Manchester, and was at one time used as a platform from which surveyors could make distance measurements - the cut arrow benchmark can still be found to the left of the tower doorway.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /buildings/churches1.html   (965 words)

 Thornber Families in Manchester and Bolton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Henry Hartley Thornber married Hannah Towns at Manchester Cathedral on 24 November 1827 and there are IGI records of the baptism of four of their children at Manchester Cathedral.
John Thornber, bachelor of this parish and town of Manchester, calico printer, and Jane Ainsworth of this parish and town of Manchester, spinster, married by banns, on 14 April 1823 at Manchester Cathedral.
John Thornber of this parish and town a turner and Ann Aldred of Manchester, spinster, married by banns published on 3, 10 and 17 April, on 31 July 1796 at Manchester Cathedral by Jos.
www.thornber.net /famhist/htmlfiles/manchest.html   (2339 words)

A suffragan of the Archdiocese of Boston, U.S.A. The city of Manchester is situated on the Merrimac River, in the State of New Hampshire, and was granted its charter 10 July, 1846.
In 1848 Manchester, with a Catholic population of 300, was given its first resident pastor, Rev. William McDonald, notable on account of his personal character and his establishment of religious, charitable, and educational institutions.
He served as curate at St. Anne's Church, Manchester, and the Immaculate Conception Church, Portsmouth, and in 1898 came to the cathedral at Manchester as chancellor of the diocese and secretary to Bishop Bradley.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09584b.htm   (961 words)

 SOS - Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Serviced Offices, Manchester UK Serviced Office Space, Manchester Business ...
The Cathedral is under the bridge on the left.
This is because the cathedral has been renovated from both inside and outside during the 19th century.
The Manchester Cathedral is a great destination for those who want to experience a part of Manchester’s history and culture.
www.sos-worldwide.com /manchester/the_manchester_cathedral.html   (444 words)

 Photo of Manchester Cathedral, UK
Originally a collegiate church, founded by the Lord of the Manor Thomas de la Warre in 1421 (the state of Delaware is named after a later branch of his family), it was raised to cathedral status in 1847.
During the 19th century boom years the commercial centre of Manchester moved further south and left the cathedral isolated.
It is the UK's tallest all-steel residential building and the first building in Manchester to house a £2m property, a duplex penthouse on the 16th & 17th floors.
www.lowefoto.com /man/man01.html   (204 words)

 Manchester Cathedral- Manchester, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
The ones in Manchester Cathedral are a couple of centuries younger though.
The church became the Cathedral in 1847 when the Diocese of Manchester was formed.
Manchester Cathedral seems tucked out of the way in the city centre and its not a huge building when compared to somewhere like York Minster but its still worth a peep inisde to see some of its features.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Greater_Manchester/Manchester-308843/Things_To_Do-Manchester-Manchester_Cathedral-BR-1.html   (869 words)

 BBC - Manchester - Faith - Black history in the making
Manchester Cathedral has its first fl dean, the Rev Rogers Govender, a fl South African of Indian descent.
Rev Govender, 45, a Manchester United fan with a liking for rock music, will be England's first fl Cathedral Dean and the third most senior fl or Asian churchman in the Church of England.
Speaking on BBC GMR’s Sunday Breakfast, Rev Govender said, the role of the Dean…is to oversee and to lead the Ministry and the witness of the cathedral to the City, to the diocese and beyond.
www.bbc.co.uk /manchester/content/articles/2005/10/19/black_dean_191005_feature.shtml   (401 words)

John J. Parkinson-Bailey's "Manchester - An Architectural History" is a comprehensive and critical examination of the city's architecture, from its origins in the Roman settlement at Castlefield to the present-day rebuilding of the city centre.
The Chapel of the Manchester Regiment and the King's Regiment, Manchester Cathedral
This work describes the establishment of the chapel of the Manchester Regiment in Manchester Cathedral, its destruction during World War II and its reconstruction.
www.prideofmanchester.com /guides/architecture.htm   (527 words)

 Chetham's School of Music - Music at Chetham's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The heart of a choristers' work lies in singing the daily services, or the Opus Dei, at Manchester Cathedral, a tradition which dates back to 1421 when the Cathedral was built.
Manchester has the distinction of being the first cathedral in England to 'mix' the treble line by offering girls as equal an opportunity to sing in the Cathedral Choir as boys.
Enquiries can be made through the Cathedral office during working hours on 0161 833 2220 or by email to christopher.stokes@manchestercathedral.com.
www.chethams.com /Music/Choristers.htm   (610 words)

 Welcome to Manchester Cathedral
Jeffrey Makinson is Sub-Organist of Manchester Cathedral, Coordinator of Organ Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and Tutor in Pianoforte at Chetham’s School of Music.
He took up his post in Manchester in 1999 and is active as a recitalist, conductor, teacher and adjudicator in the city and throughout the North West.
In Manchester, he regularly performs with the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé and Northern Chamber Orchestras and the Manchester Camerata.
www.manchestercathedralonline.co.uk /makinson.html   (268 words)

 Manchester Cathedral Choir Biography - famous Manchester Cathedral Choir Classical collection and Manchester Cathedral ...
Manchester Cathedral Choir comprises a treble line of 16 boys and girls and 9 lay clerks.
In addition to its principal function of singing the Opus Dei, the Choir is a frequent contributor to BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and television and has recorded five CDs over the last four years.
The Manchester Cathedral Choir is directed by the Organist and Master of the Choristers, Christopher Stokes, who was appointed to Manchester Cathedral in 1996, having previously held posts in two of London’s leading churches: as organist and Master of Music at St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square and Director of Music at St, Margaret’s, Westminster Abbey.
www.naxos.com /choirinfo/194.htm   (292 words)

 Bracegirdle Family Tree
William was a wheelwright, he married Elizabeth Ann Wrigley 25 December 1864 at Manchester Cathedral, they had five children that we are aware of.
Hannah married William Sandiford (possibly in Salford, circa 1856) he was born circa 1834 in Manchester and was a carter, they had five children that we are aware of.
Born circa 1867 in Manchester, at the time of the 1881 census he was an office boy.
members.tripod.com /tree_tops/bracegirdle.html   (1554 words)

 Humbul full record view for -- Manchester Cathedral Virtual Tour
Manchester Cathedral Virtual Tour website is a collection of Quick time panoramas of the inside of the Cathedral.
It was created when the Manchester Cathedral Visitors Centre was built in the regeneration of the City Centre after the bombing in 1996.
The site consists of a very short textual description of the background to the project and a floor plan of the cathedral showing the locations of 12 360° panoramas of sections of the cathedral.
www.humbul.ac.uk /output/full2.php?id=6772   (188 words)

 Mitre Hotel, Manchester, England, United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Mitre Hotel, built at the foot of Manchester Cathedral in 1815, has retained its period architectural style and is steeped in local history.
The hotel is within 30 minutes of Manchester International Airport and there are direct coaches to and from Manchester operating at regular intervals.
Manchester's New Exhibition Centre (G- MEX) is only a kilometer away and the New Granada Studios Tour is also close by.
www.fastlodge.com /gb_en_manchester_mitrehotel.html   (269 words)

 Building Design Partnership News: Manchester's Cathedral Gardens to Open (21-Jun-2002)
The first new city centre park within the new Millennium Quarter of Manchester for over 70 years is now complete to coincide with the opening of the Commonwealth Games by HM the Queen in mid July.
Cathedral Gardens, designed by Building Design Partnership, offer a spectacular green oasis in the centre of the city and celebrate the unique character of the medieval heart of Manchester.
The Cathedral Gardens scheme consists of a series of themed lawns, trees, water features, artworks and hard landscape areas to create the new green space in this part of the city.
www.bdp.co.uk /html/news/2002/Manchesters_Cathedral_Gardens_to_Open_71.asp   (399 words)

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