Welcome to
Holy Cross Parsons Green

Catholic life came comparatively late to Fulham and it was only in 1842 that a mass centre and school for girls and infants was established in Parsons Green Lane. Between 1848 and 1884, when Parsons Green was a district of market gardens and a few scattered houses, Mass was said occasionally for the colony of poor Irish workers in a room of a house at the Bottom of Crown Street – opposite to where Parsons Green tube station is now situated. This little mission was served from Brook Green, Hammersmith, and the church of St Thomas of Canterbury did all the parish work. In June 1884, a school chapel in Cassingley Road (now known as Ashington Road), which still stands today...
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