The Parish of Northenden, Manchester
St. Wilfrid’s Parish Church
And Some Dates
… to help you follow Wilfrid’s story:
Christian missionaries arrive in Kent from Rome.
He goes to the king, and then to Lindisfarne.
He travels to Rome for the first time via Lyons in France
Arrives in Rome
Returns to Northumbria
Synod of Whitby. Afterwards Wilfrid is made bishop at Compiegne, in France, but is not installed at York until 669. Meanwhile he works in the Midlands.
Diocese cut up by king Ecgfrith and Archbishop Theodore; Wilfrid travels to Rome to appeal.
Restored to Abp. Theodore’s favour, and after Ecgfrith’s death regains his diocese and lands.
A further quarrel over land with king Aldfrith leads to Wilfrid being exiled again. During this time he works in Sussex.
Another synod of English bishops curtails Wilfrid’s influence, after which he again travels to Rome to appeal.
Wilfrid’s final reconciliation with the king of Northumbria. He regains his lands and monasteries.
710 – 720
The Life of St. Wilfrid written by Aedde (Eddius Stephanus) one of his friends and colleagues.
The “History of the English Church and People”, by Bede, a monk from Jarrow on Tyneside, completed. This also refers to Wilfrid’s work.
(William the Conqueror’s tax census) written; first record of Northenden and its church.
Christian Today News
Letter from the Rector
2014 Concord Archive
2013 Concord Archive
2012 Concord Archive
2011 Concord Archive
2010 Concord Archive
2009 Concord Archive
2008 Concord Archive
2007 Concord Archive
2006 Concord Archive
God at St.Wilfrid's
Who was St. Wilfrid?
St. Wilfrid's CoE Primary School
The Church Building
The Stained Glass Windows
Rectors of St Wilfrid's
And Some Dates
The Organ and the Bells
The Tatton Chapel
The South Wall
Nave, West Wall
The North Wall