Places of worship

Southam’s Rectory

Cardall's Corner - May 2018 - By Linda Doyle

Over the years Southam town centre has had many changes, but one of the more dramatic was when the old Southam Rectory (see picture) was pulled down in the 1960s to make way for a new library, police station and magistrate’s court. ...

2019-01-05T15:58:29+00:00May 16th, 2018|Cardall's Corner, Churches, Places|0 Comments

A Chorister Looks Back

CARDALL’S CORNER - October 2016 By Alan Griffin

It has to be said that for lads like me growing up in Southam in the post-war years, there were few diversions. One long-established institution that was still thriving in the 1940’s and 50’s was the Parish Church Choir which in common with most church choirs of that era was an all-male body. [...]

2017-02-05T13:51:27+00:00January 18th, 2017|Cardall's Corner, Churches, Memories, People|0 Comments

The Bells of St James

CARDALL’S CORNER - January 2017 By Robert Sherriff

The following article by one of our members who is also a bellringer, gives us an insight into the workings of the bell tower of St James Church and the history of the bells themselves.

There are eight bells in St James Church bell tower and they sit in a double deck steel “H” frame, donated by [...]

2017-02-05T13:58:28+00:00January 11th, 2017|Cardall's Corner, Churches, Places|0 Comments