Pear Tree Church - Southampton

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We are busy rescheduling Pear Tree 400 Celebratory Events due to the pandemic

so please keep checking this site for information.

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The Mayor of Southampton Sue Blatchford opening the Pear Tree Heritage Day

Jane Austen and Elizabeth Austen Butler Harrison


Will Spankie who designed and made the Writer's Bench discussing his work with The Mayor


The Heritage Exhibition in the Pear Tree Church Hall



Pear Tree 400 Videos

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Highlights Of the Pear Tree

Heritage Day

The Writers Bench

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The Writers Bench

Ecology Trail

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The Ecology Trail

Rosamon Memorial The War Memorial

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The Rosoman Memorial

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The War Memorial

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Anniversaries and Memorialisation

PearTree 400 Achievements in 2020







Dr Cheryl Butler produced the new successful history book, The Story of the Jesus Chapel and The Literary and Ecology Trail Leaflet.

She also Designed and organised production of 8 mobile history panels.


We refurbished the World War I Memorial, Butler Harrison Memorial, Rosamon Memorial in the Pear Tree Churchyard.


A new Writers Bench has been built and installed outside the Pear Tree Church main gate.


Created a new Ecology Trail of the churchyard.


Members of Crafty Coffee created a new Altar Front for the Lady Chapel.


Produced the Pear Tree 400 videos that can be viewed below.


Held a successful Pear Tree Church Heritage Open Day in September.


A huge thanks must go to the Pear Tree 400 Committee and those who helped to make everything possible in such a diificult year

and thanks to financial support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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Although all the Special Events planned for 2020 had to be postponed in 2020 we were still able to complete the following achievements in such a challenging year.