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St. Martin's Church is a grade II listed Church of England parish church in Sherwood, Nottingham.

HistoryEdit

It was first opened in 1937 to the design of Edward Heazell in the Byzantine style. The church was consecrated by the Bishop of Southwell Re. Revd. Henry Mosley on 6 February 1937.[1]

The consecration of the church was overshadowed by the death of the verger and his wife. Mrs. Bradley died on Saturday 6 February 1937, and Mr. John Bradley died the day afterwards.[2]

IncumbentsEdit

  • Revd Edward Lysons
  • Revd William Willatt 1955
  • Revd Timothy Tyndall 1960
  • Revd Ian Gatford 1975
  • Revd Christopher Gale 1984
  • Revd Sylvia Griffiths 1999

OrganEdit

A pipe organ was installed in 1937 by Harrison and Harrison. It was originally installed in St. Luke's Church, Chelsea in 1907.

OrganistsEdit

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  • Kendrick Partington 1947-1950 (later organist of St. Peter's Church, Nottingham
  • Mr. Vivian Grainger 1950-1960
  • Martin Barrett 2008–present(Church music co-ordinator which includes work as organist)

External linksEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Nottingham Evening Post - Friday 5 February 1937
  2. Nottingham Evening Post - Monday 8 February 1937

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