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MEMORIAL TO CANON EDWARD JAMES RUSSELL AT

CHRIST CHURCH TODMORDEN

 

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To the Glory Of God and

as a mark of affection and respect to the

REV. EDWARD JAMES RUSSELL M.A.

Vicar of Todmorden 1883-1910

Hon. Canon of Manchester and Proctor in Convocation

This tablet was erected by his people

Easter 1911

in commemoration of his faithful ministry

During his incumbency and largely owing to his efforts the chancels of this church and St. Mary's were enriched with many beautiful gifts.

A strenuous and able worker for the cause of religious education, he was respected and valued not only in this parish but throughout the diocese.

Fell asleep March 1911. Buried at St. Annes-on-Sea.

 

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