Front Cover of BookletCradled 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.  

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

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Watch the video here