The Ascension

  The Ascension

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1900

Carved ascension scene outside the east wall of the church.

medium: stone
technique: carved

Church of St Deiniol, Hawarden, Flintshire
exterior east wall

The ascension carved outside the east wall was placed by many parishioners in memory of two of the best friends Hawarden parish has ever known. Maria Margaretta Rigby Nov. 14th 1896. Mary Rigby Sept. 9th 1900. sisters inseparable who lived much amongst their poor neighbours especially in Morr, Mancot & Pentre. 'Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. Saint Mark XVI.15.'


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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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