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Cathedral Church of the Redemption

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Cathedral Church of the Redemption in New Delhi, also known as the Viceroy Church, is a church in India. This place was formerly the house of Viceroy and was used by then British Viceroy for prayers.

Location:

East of Parliament House and Rashtrapati Bhavan near Gurudwara Rakab Ganj.

Architecture:

Cathedral Church of the Redemption was designed by Henry Medd. The cathedral was built in such a manner that even in the extreme summers it remains cool and serene. The church has beautifully curved high arches and delicate domes, which won the heart of the then Viceroy [[Lord Irwin].

Archives:

Cathedral Church of the Redemption since its inception on 18 January 1936, has been particular to maintain all its records and minutes of its meetings, and is the proud owner of a 1733 Cambridge Press published Bible, bound in red leather. Its first service was held on 3 December 1922 at 8 am. and the earliest recorded wedding solemnized, was that of Adelbert Vere and Mina Monica (a widow), by Chaplain T.H. Dixon on 20 October 1926. On 4 March 1923, Chaplain T.H. Dixon officiated at the first baptism of baby David Herbert. Sixty-four year old Mary Digoll’s funeral service was the first conducted by A.N. Till, the Chaplain of Delhi, on 27 November 1925.

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