St Augustines Gillingham
St Augustine's Gillingham
at the Heart of the Parish
History - Introduction

A majority of the history of St Augustine's Gillingham on this web site comes from a booklet that was published in 1988, which in turn was based on an earlier brief history of "Our Church", written by Mr F Gann, for the parish magazine in the late 1960's.

The Vicar at that time, The Reverend Paul Wright, wrote in the Preface:

'If you are a visitor to our church I trust you enjoy your look around the building and feel the sense of prayer which goes on in this place day after day and find peace. To those of you for whom this church is "my church" I hope you will learn something about the building you worship Almighty God in week after week.'

The Beginning