Parish Priests

  • Ambrose Lennon 1843-1868

    • Ambrose Lennon was born in bolton on 11th February 1811. He was the son of Ambrose and Catherine Lennon, nee Waterhouse….read more
  • William Walton 1867 – 1872

    • Father (Thomas) William Walton was born in Preston on 2 March 1830 to James and Hannah Walton….read more
  • Joseph Daley 1873-1876

    • No information
  • Thomas Geraghty 1876-1878

    •  Father Thomas Geraghty was born in Shrule, County Mayo on the 29 April 1847. He was the son of Timothy and Mary Geraghty….read more

  • William Stanton 1878-1887

    • Father William Stanton was born in Liverpool on 21 February 1836. His parents were John and Mary Stanton (nee Harding)….see more
  • Thomas Marsden 1887-1898

    • Father Thomas John Marsden was born in Stockport on 29 November 1838 to Thomas and Mary Marsden (nee Mottram)….read more
  • Joseph G Walsh 1898-1922

    • Father Joseph Gregory Walsh was born in Liverpool on 17 November 1849 to Patrick and Ellen Walsh (nee Davies)….read more
  • Joseph Kelly 1922-1941

    • Father Joseph Kelly was born on Christmas Day 1874 to James and Sarah Kelly (nee Kelly) in Macclesfield….read more
  • James McNally 1941-1951

    • Father James McNally was born to Alfred and Matilda McNally (nee Brown) on 29 January 1889 in Hayrod Street, Manchester….read more
  • George Higgins 1951-1980

    • Father George Percy Higgins was born on 27 July 1902 to Percy and Isobel Higgins (nee Lawson) in Shrewsbury….read more
  • Francis McManus 1980-1988

    • Francis John McManus: died peacefully in Southport General Hospital on Sunday 19 September 2010….read more
  • Ambrose Nicholson 1988-1999

    • AMBROSE NICHOLSON: was born on 7th December 1941, the fifth of seven children in the Parish of Cong, Co Mayo….read more
  • Geoffrey O’Grady 1999-2000

    • GEOFFREY O’GRADY: was born on 31st January 1945 in Louisburgh Co Mayo, Ireland….read more
  • Michael Lester 2000-2004

    • Michael Lester born Wythenshawe, Manchester. Ordained 8th July 1978 at St Aidan’s, Wythenshawe….read more
  • David Long 2004-

    • It was a great joy when Bishop Brian asked me to become Parish Priest of St. Alban’s in September 2004….read more