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Father John Plessington

Father John Plessington was the Catholic priest in charge at St Winifred's well, Holywell North Wales. Who was executed at Boughton on the 19th of July 1679. He was made a saint on the 25th October 1970. There is a memorial to him in the entrance porch of St Werburgh's Catholic Church Grosvenor Road.


Father John Plessington Holywell 1

Father John Plessington Holywell 2

Father John Plessington Holywell 3

Execution Site

Father John Plessington execution site

George Marsh Memorial

His name was added to the memorial to George Marsh in Boughton.

George Marsh Memorial Father John Plessington


St Werburgh's Roman Catholic Church Chester
Grosvenor Park Road
01244 350 236

Father John Plessington memorial in St Werburgh's catholic church

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