Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Tibshelf
Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Alfreton Road,
Tibshelf, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel did 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 about 1850, but we understand it was closed before 1995.

The return to the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/437/3/1/6) records a Private House in Tibshelf where a Primitive Methodist congregation hold meetings. "The house had been used 1 year as a place of worship". There was seating for 20, all free, and 81 square feet standing room, which "will accomodate 40 persons". Evidently this was not needed as the average attendance to afternoon and evening service was 20 worshippers. The return was completed by Jabez Lowe, the Manager, who lived in Tibshelf.

It is not known when a permanent building was erected for this congregation, but its location is shown on Old Maps, on the south east corner of the junction of Alfreton Road, with what is now St Thomas Close, though the latter does not now join up with the main road. A long narrow school building is shown on the south west corner of the junction, in 1877 recorded as "Tibshelf Colliery School (Boys & Girls)". The latter is still in existence, but the chapel has been demolished, and its site is now occupied by an area for car parking - possibly for the residents nearby.

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive Methodist.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK4340660094. 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 15 Aug 2013 at 13:15.

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This Report was created 24 Jul 2017 - 22:25:14 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jun 2017 at 08:14.

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