St Andrew's Church in Tarvin welcomed a new vicar in March 1987.
From the Tarvin History Group scrapbooks, the Rev.Alan Backhouse, a native of the North-West, arrived in Tarvin with his wife, Christine and three sons.
Before moving to Tarvin he was vicar at St.Mark's, New Ferry, and Port Sunlight on the Wirral.
Our photograph shows the Bishop of Birkenhead meeting Alan Backhouse (left) the new Vicar for Tarvin
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