Parish Priests
St Mary's Catholic Church Fleetwood

St Mary's Fleetwood

St Mary's Church - Fleetwood

Parish Priests

Parish Priests

1841 - 1844    Fr J Carroll

1844               Fr J Lawson

1844 - 1847    Fr Edmund Carter

1847 - 1855    Fr Thomas Ellison Gibson

1855 - 1857    Fr John Aylward

1857 - 1859    Fr Henry Cooke

1859 - 1864    Canon T Newsham

1864 - 1897    Fr Thomas Bridges

1897 - 1906    Fr W Rockcliffe



1906 - 1907    Fr C Reynolds

1907 - 1908    Fr R Dobson

1908 - 1909    Fr A Jordan

1909 - 1934    Dr John Cotton




1934 - 1939    Fr A Bryce




1939 - 1947    Canon T Eaton



1947 - 1977    Fr Bernard Wilkinson









1977 - 1987    Fr Anthony Howe



1987 - 2000    Fr Brian McMahon

2000 - 2003    Fr Stephen Shield

2003 - 2010    Fr Peter Draper

2010 - 2012    Fr Richard Kinlen

2012 - 2013    Fr Joseph Nnabugwu

 2013 -             Fr Michael Murphy









Assistant Priests

1898 - 1900    Fr P McNamara

1900 - 1905    Fr M O'Connor

1905 - 1906    Fr R Barry

1906 - 1910    Fr R Power



1910 - 1911    Fr M O'Brian

1911 - 1920    Fr A Isherwood

1920 - 1926    Fr J McKenna

1925 - 1932    Fr F Moah

1932 - 1937    Fr J Rawlinson

1937               Fr J Walmsley

1937 - 1938    Fr T Burrow

1937 - 1947    Fr F Worden

1938 - 1939    Fr B Cunningham

1939 - 1941    Fr B Wilkinson

1941 - 1949    Fr F Carter

1947 - 1948    Fr T Harrison

1948 - 1952    Fr T Gaffney

1949 - 1954    Fr S Whiteside

1952 - 1956    Fr J Kerr

1957 - 1958    Fr F Slattery

1958 - 1962    Fr R Bickerstaffe

1962 - 1966    Fr M C Cassidy

1966 - 1968    Fr J G Gornall

1968 - 1970    Fr Albon J Cochrane

1970 - 1978    Fr J W Bootle

1978 - 1980    Fr A Gannon

1981 - 1987    Fr Brian McMahon




2011 - 2012    Fr Joseph Nnabugwu



Retired Priest

1981 - 1986    Fr George Dalston


Permanent Deacon

2001 - 2017    Rev Bill Wright

Rev Bill Wright and Fr Micahel Murphy - St Mary's Fleetwood