|The Roman Catholic Church circa 2000|| |
The building then (picture from SWOP website) and now (hold mouse over picture for modern view by Dave Trotter)
The Temperance Hall was used as a meeting place for people who had taken the pledge i.e. that they would not drink alcohol.
As times changed the village social gatherings, e.g. dances, required that alcohol be made available and since this was not allowed
in the Temperance Hall the activities moved to the Memorial Hall on Lady Carrington's recreation ground (the site behind the Temperance Hall).
Thus the hall became under-used and for a while was the home of the Infant Welfare Centre. It later became the Roman Catholic Church
until this was relocated a few years ago. The building is now used as a dental surgery.
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