St Mary's Church, Swerford

The church was built around 1200, with the tower added a hundred years later.  An additional aisle was added in the 1840's to cope with the  population growth.

Exterior Photo

Interior Photo

Information from research:

Disbursements for the restoration and enlargement of Swerford Church in 1846/7 (of interest as John Powell built Blue Row & lived next door)

May 29  1846          £50         to John Powell

June 19  1846         £50          to John Powell

Sept 28  1846          £50         to John Powell

Oct 29    1846          £50         to John Powell

Jan 25   1847           £30        to John Powell

                       plus      £250 (mortgage)   

Total                        £480

Nov 15 1867             £45      Forster & Andrews Organ  

Subscriptions            in 1846/1850

Magdelen Cottage                             £100

Mortgage on Parish rate               £250

The Walley Estate                            £25

Samuel Davis                                      £32

From Parish Rate                              £50