Old Cathedral on the Nile
Old Cathedral and houses
Dedication of 8th Army Memorial Windows by Field Marshall Montgomery. Archdeacon Shammas with Bishops Allen and Gwynne in background. 4 March 1951
Jesus Light Of The World Church in old Cairo built in honour of Canon Temple Gairdner.
Rear of the Old Cathedral 1952, facing the Nile
Front of Old Cathedral
Visit of Greek Patriarch and Assistant Clergy, with Bishop Cragg and Archdeacon Adeeb Shammas.
Children ‘enthusiastically waving their palms’, 1951; service was taken by Milad Effendi
Interior of Cathedral
Deir Abu Hinnis 1950s. R to L Sitting Helainia; 6 Lambach Teachers; A Village Sheik (bending down); Quiasees Samual Habib, Fawzia, his wife.
The Nile from the Cathedral
Good Friday 1951 taken from balcony of the flats (later school for the deaf.)
Village Outreach in the early 1950s. On the right Miss Joyce Rees Mogg
More modern view of the location of Old Cathedral after road and bridge development.
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