Restoration of St Leonard's Church, 1879 First Committee Meeting
A Meeting of the Committee was held in the School Room on Tuesday May 13th at 5.30 p.m.
Present. Revd J R Thornton in the chair
Revd G J Marshall, Captain Parker, Messrs J Gripper J N Troughton T S Carter T Sheffield & G E Palmer
It was proposed by Revd C J Marshall seconded by Mr Gripper
That an architect by employed to report on the present condition of the Church, & how it may best be preserved from falling to ruin. (carried unanimously)
Also resolved that Revd C J Marshall write to Mr W. White & request him to examine the Church & report as above.
Mr Sheffield was instructed to board up the vestry window, & to put up a notice board in the churchyard.
George R Thornton
June 23 1879