The River Running By

the story of Standford hamlet and its church

by John Warren

No longer in print – download a PDF version

Published in 1986 to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the building of Standford Hill Methodist Church

Illustrated with photographs and sketches - 36pp

Book Cover - The River Running By, a history of Standford

List of Contents

How it all Began
The Coming of Civilisation
The River is Set to Work
The Church comes to Standford
The Village Church
Hard Times
Happier Days
The Schools
A New Chapel
The Organ
The Tea Pot Club and Feast Day
The First World War
After the Wars
Church Life
Jumble and Juniors
Methodist Preachers
The Bible Christians

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