Ludlow Arts: Word

Edward Farrington Clayton
Edward Clayton with his ministerial team 1889

Wednesday 12 January 2022


Ludlow Methodist Church

Rory Chase

The Life of Reverend Edward Farrinton Clayton

The subject of Rory Chase's lecture is Edward ffarrington Clayton, Rector of Ludlow whose term of office saw the building of three new church buildings in the Parish for the rapidly growing community. He raised millions of pounds, chaired the Ludlow Charity, Grammar School, and Cottage Hospital and was Rector for 40 years.

After a career in business, Rory Chase moved to Ludlow in 2006. He is past chair of The Conservation Trust for St Laurence Ludlow. He is currently researching the development of Ludlow's Victorian and Edwardian suburbs 1860 — 1910.

Tickets at the door. Members: free; Non-members: £5.00.

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