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Honorary Parish Virger

Biographical Info

Hi, I am the Honorary Parish Virger for St Alban’s, Ilford Parish Church. Outside of church I work in construction and have recently gained a certification to act as a site manager. I am enrolled on the national certificate in construction health and safety.
I enjoy socialising and having a joke with friends, travelling when the opportunity takes me, and love to cook for friends.
I am a professional member of the Church of England Guild of Vergers.

Photo of Fr Stuart Halstead
Parish Priest

Biographical Info

Fr Stuart has been the Parish Priest since 2010. He lives with his two black Labrador girls; Ruby and Freya. He enjoys countryside pursuits, classical music and is a sedentary supporter of Burnley FC.

Biographical Info

I have worked in the catering business for many years. I like travelling and music.

Deputy Church Warden
Secretary

Biographical Info

Hello, I’m Pauline and I have been secretary to the St Alban’s PCC for a number of years now.

I enjoy all sorts of music and especially enjoy singing the hymns at church when my favourites are on the list! I also like reading and going to the cinema and try to walk as much as possible as a form of exercise. St Alban’s is a very friendly Church with a great crowd of people!

Church Warden

Biographical Info

I came to England 57 years ago. I am a retired London Transport bus driver working my way up until I became an Inspector. My hobbies include dominoes, cricket and football.

Church Warden

Biographical Info

I work in retail.  When not working I enjoy gardening which also includes the garden at St. Albans. I have a black/white cat called Felix. I love shopping especially for shoes.

Deputy Church Warden

Biographical Info

I am a Justice of the Peace and Chairman of the Board of Governors at Gearies Primary School. I support Wolverhampton Wanderers and love church music!

Vice Chair of PCC

Biographical Info

I work in a school for excluded children, I support West Ham FC and love going to the gym!!

Director of Music