(C) The Went Valley Parishes 2022
Incumbent: The Reverend Adrian Judd MSc TEL, LRS, MTh
The Vicarage, Marlpit Lane, Darrington, Pontefract, WF8 3AB
Phone: 01977 704744
Enquiries for baptisms, weddings and funerals should be made to the vicar in the first instance.
By email to revjudd at gmail dot com
If you do not get a reply within a week, try phoning or resend the email.
Via a third party
Please don’t send messages via third parties, they rarely arrive and are often garbled, like Chinese whispers.
By phone to 01977 704744
Please speak loudly after the tone to leave a message.
Come to the door in an emergency, or by appointment. Most in person appointments take place in Church so that social distancing is possible.
Please let the vicar know in advance if you are making a special journey. He is usually available either before the service at Kirk Smeaton or after the service at Darrington and Wentbridge.
Genealogy and Family History.
The records of the various churches are held by the West Yorkshire Archive Service in Wakefield, and can be accessed online. http://www.archives.wyjs.org.uk/archives-ancestry.asp
Please consult the Pontefract and District Historical Society who produce booklets of grave inscriptions, and baptism registers for the various churches. http://www.pontefractfhs.org.uk/publications.htm
If you would like to visit the churches and look inside please phone or email a couple of weeks in advance.
The Churchwardens can be contacted in person at Church, as can the PCC Secretaries. Details of the Parish Safeguarding Officers are on the Safeguarding page of this website.
The organist at Darrington can be seen there after most Sunday services. For details of the florists please email the vicar.
A Chapel of Ease within the Parish of Darrington