Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Buxton Spiritualist Church, Buxton
Buxton Spiritualist Church (link to Church's website)
Holker Road, SK17 6QN,
Buxton, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1950, and we understand it is still open.

Buxton Spiritualist Church is situated on the east side of Holker Road, in between Spring Gardens, and its junction with Curzon Road. The following notice in The London Gazette of 3rd June 1952 (p.3087) recorded its registration for marriages:

A Separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named BUXTON SPIRITUALIST CHURCH situated at Holker Road, Buxton in Chapel-en-le-Frith registration district in the county of Derby was on the 26th May 1952, registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act, 1949. Dated 29th May 1952.

Possibly this was the Church's second home in Buxton, as a notice of cancellation of the registration of "NEW BUXTON SPIRITUALIST CHURCH situate at One Room, Second Floor of Melrose Cafe, Spring Gardens, Buxton" was published in the Gazette of 23rd January 1951 (p.437). Its original registration was on 28th April 1942.

See also the church's entry on the Spiritualists' National Union website.

Denomination

Now or formerly Spiritualist.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference SK0616573499. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 1 Mar 2015 at 14:55.

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