Society of the Sacred Mission
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|1893- SSM founded by Father Herbert Kelly
1902- Missionary work stated in S . Africa
1903- SSM set up the main centre and Theological college at Kelham, Nottinghamshire
1914-1919 - Kelham Hall occupied by military forces during the First World War.
1919-1925- Years of recovery after chaos left by military occupation in Kelham.
1928- Great chapel built in Kelham to take place of the entrance court.
1929- Kelham Rood completed
1939-1945- Military units stationed at Kelham during Second World War.
1962- SSM reaches numerical peak of more than 80 members and a large novitate
1972- Theological college at Kelham closes as numbr of student applications drop. SSM decides to take 'time out' for rethinking future of SSM.
1973- A subgroup of SSM move to Willen to run priory
1997- SSM members move out of Willen priory to a smaller house in Willen.