Holy Trinity Church Holy Trinity Church

History of the church

The birth of Holy Trinity
Newspaper Reports
The 1840 church
The church enlarged
Royal Arms
Past Incumbents
The Living
360 degree view in church

The Royal Arms

Many of the Established churches displayed the Royal Arms somewhere in the church. Often these were painted on a wall but here in Holy Trinity there is a fine example made in cast iron which is attached to the front of the gallery. It is in excellent condition, having been refurbished in beautiful colours by the Revd John Drackley some years ago. The gallery, Holy Trinity
Holy Trinity
The Royal Arms - Holy Trinity Church As the Revd Drackley says .... The arms would be more probable c1840 than later. Their significance at Tansley may be related in part to the pre-existence in the village of a thriving Methodist congregation. By putting the Royal Arms in the church the founders were asserting the primacy of the Established Church as the ‘official’ religion - ‘By Appointment’ .