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Oldham Sacred Harp Singing Day

Oldham Baptist Church, Oldham, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The class was called to order by Hannah Land. She welcomed the class and led 59. She then offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Ted Brown 225t; Vicki Elliott 89; Chris Brown 28b; Cath Ingham 148; Calum Woods 81t; Helen Brown 61; Edmund Richardson 503; Margaret Gillanders 72b; Michael Walker 492; Cath Tyler 171; Sarah West 73t; Mark Wardlaw 501; Phil Tyler 96; Geoff Grainger 31t; Ruth Steggles 535; Richard Mayers 294; Sharon Langridge 36b; Nigel Bowley 60; Rae Egglestone 268; Judy Whiting 466.


Calum Woods called to order leading 56t. Leaders: Phil Tyler 451; Ruth Steggles 335; Nigel Bowley 76t; Margaret Gillanders 460; Judy Whiting 472; Richard Mayers 131t; Edmund Richardson 534; Chris Brown 106; Hannah Land 344; Mark Wardlow 98; Sharon Langridge 107; Cath Ingham 473; Michael Walker 475; Sarah West 77b.

Calum Woods conducted the memorial lesson. He spoke in memory of the following deceased: Raymond Hamrick, Joyce Harrison, Kate Davis, Maggie Boyle, Geoffrey Nathan, Colin Jackson, Sassie Davidson, Stewart Thompson, Cyril Guy, Protag, Barbara Hudson, and Danny Arms. The following sick and housebound were remembered: Kathryn Golding, Peter Golding, Abigail Jones, Ann Aitlock, Steve Harrison, Sister Pippa, Diana Elliott, Marylin Faulkner, Delphine Guy, and Mary Newell. He led 435. Hannah Land closed the memorial lesson with a prayer.

Leaders: Helen Brown 392; Cath Tyler 499. Simon Wright led the grace.


Judy Whiting called the class to order leading 68b. Leaders: Mark Wardlow 214; Rae Egglestone 448t; Ted Brown 496; Geoff Grainger 313b; Eimear O’Donovan 299; Martyn Boddy 99; Vicki Elliot and Michael Faulkner 354t; Nigel Bowley 123b; Sarah West 90; Michael Walker 291; Hannah Land 400; Richard Mayers 455; Helen Brown 436; Edmund Richardson 546; Cath Tyler 419; Rosalind Woods and Calum Woods 111b; Margaret Gillanders 564; Sharon Langridge 457; Phil Tyler 136; Vicki Elliott 290; Ted Brown 391; Ruth Steggles 129; Cath Ingham 334.


Rae Egglestone called the class to order leading 277. Leaders: Michael Faulkner 228; Eimear O’Donovan 217; Chris Brown 176t; Geoff Grainger 143; Martyn Boddy 547; Amanda Elliott and Judy Whiting 49b; Edmund Richardson 297; Phil Tyler 296; Richard Mayers 413; Michael Walker 373; Calum Woods 566; Margaret Gillanders 192; Sarah West 176b; Mark Wardlow 365; Ruth Steggles 38b.

Hannah Land led 347 as the closing song. Rae Egglestone offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Hannah Land; Secretary—Cath Ingham