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St Mary the Virgin

St Mary the Virgin is an Evangelical Anglican parish church situated at the western end of the village.

There is evidence to suggest that there has been a church on this site since Saxon times and part of the current building certainly dates from the 12th century.

Today, over 800 years on, it is active, thriving and growing and is very much an integral part of village life.

Whilst in interregnum (no vicar) the Church Wardens are responsible for the Church (Simon Pilcher 850819 & Richard Peake 850374). The PCC Secretary is Shirley Wilcock at directed via the Church Office on 01279 814 285.

The Parish Records are within Henham History website. Click here for  Henham History Website.

Should you wish to find out more about the history of the church it is available in an excellent publication at Saffron Walden Library called 'Henham Church and it's Congregation' by Joyce M. Winmill.

Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic, Church notices will be set out below instead of being in the Dragon magazine:

MAY 2020
From The Parish Registers

Church Contact Telephone Numbers,
E-Mail and Web-Site Addresses

Church Office 01279 814285 Anna Hicks
Church e-mail address
Church web-site address
Church Wardens Simon Pilcher 850819 & Richard Peake 850374.
PCC Secretary is Shirley Wilcock at  

Enquiries about thanksgivings, baptisms, weddings and funerals should be made in the first instance to Anna Hicks at the Church Office 01279 814285.

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