Moorends and its Church

Rev. Dr. J. F. Twisleton

Company of Mission Priests


This 25 page illustrated booklet telling the tale of the Doncaster suburb of Moorends from the sinking of the pit in 1904 to the 1984-5 mining dispute.


St. Wilfrith’s Church is central to the story as related by its ninth parish priest who served during the mining dispute and saw the congregation double in size during his tenure.