Cradled in a Stable is a contemporary account of the history of St Barnabas, Purley, written by a man who was there when the 'new' church opened in 1959.  Front Cover of Booklet

A very interesting read, which includes an introduction by the vicar The Rev Rc. C. Bone.  

You can read it in full here: Cradled in a Stable

History still 1

Watch the video here

St B 1913

St B 1950

St B 1913

First beginnings in  Old Lodge Lane CLICK HERE

The St Barnabas Recipe Book has much loved recipes from parishioners past and present and is a treasured reminder of days gone past:

Listen to the choir of St Barnabas from 1970 below, in two recordings (both sides of the LP).  The top link is the first half.  Click the little black triangle to play!

Choir of St B 1970

Choir of St B 19702

Choir of St B 19703