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Tuesday, 9th June 2015
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Primate of All England and Metropolitan, gave the Address at Service for a New Parliament at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 9th June 2015.
Friday, 6th February 2015
The Dean and Chapter has announced the appointment of a St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey review group under the chairmanship of The Rt Hon The Baroness Butler-Sloss GBE.
Thursday, 2nd July 2015
The Lord Mayor of Westminster, The Lady Flight, attended a Service for the Traidcraft Justice Matters campaign at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, at 6.00pm on Thursday 2nd July.
Thursday, 21st January 2016
It is announced that the Reverend Jane Sinclair, Canon of Westminster, is to take on the responsibility of the Rector of St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, in succession to the Venerable Andrew Tremlett, with effect from 1st September 2016, following his installation as Dean of Durham in the summer.
Monday, 20th June 2016
A Service of Prayer and Remembrance to Commemorate Jo Cox MP was held at St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, on Monday 20th June at 4.00pm.
Monday, 5th September 2016
The Reverend Jane Sinclair was installed as Rector of St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey, during Sung Eucharist at 11.00am on Sunday 4th September 2016.
St. Margaret’s is a 12th-century church next to Westminster Abbey. It’s sometimes called ‘the parish church of the House of Commons’. Everyone’s welcome to visit.
Wednesday, 14th March 2018
Home Office minister, Victoria Atkins MP toured Invisible People a modern slavery photography exhibition outside St Margaret’s Church on Tuesday 13th March.
Friday, 29th March 2019
The Dean and Chapter of Westminster have appointed Greg Morris as Director of Music at St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey.
Wednesday, 4th March 2020
The Reverend Tricia Hillas was inaugurated as Chaplain to The Speaker of the House of Commons in a service in St Margaret's Church, Westminster today.
Tuesday, 31st March 2020
The Reverend Canon Jane Sinclair, Rector of St Margaret’s, will retire on 30th April after five and a half years as a Canon of Westminster.
Thursday, 17th June 2021
A concert of sacred choral works and madrigals from Tudor England to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the birth of William Cecil, Lord Burghley.
Politician Robert Lowe (Viscount Sherbrooke) has a bust in the eastern porch of St Margaret's Church Westminster. He was born at Bingham, Nottinghamshire in 1811.
Musician and Composer
On 26th November 1695 Purcell was buried in the north aisle of the choir. This was where the organ stood at this time.
Writer and Poet
John Milton, poet and writer, died in 1674 but his memorial in Poet's Corner was not erected until 1737. He has a memorial window in St Margaret's church.
Salwey was buried in the north ambulatory of Westminster Abbey in 1652. But his body was exhumed, with other followers of Oliver Cromwell, in 1661.
On the north wall of St Margaret's Church is a cartouche to John Bull, an eminent rich merchant (according to his entry in the register).
Nicholas Boscawen of Tregothnan was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentary army and was buried in the middle part of the Quire in Westminster Abbey.
On the north wall of St Margaret's is a tablet to Elizabeth Corbett and Lady Mildred Hotham. The epitaph verses were composed by Alexander Pope.
Dean and Priest/Minister
Richard Neile was Dean of Westminster from 1605-1610 but he has no memorial or portrait at the Abbey, being buried in York Minster.