Derbyshire Places of Worship

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High Street Methodist Church, Woodville
High Street Methodist Church (link to Church's website)
High Street, DE11 7HX,
Woodville, 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 before 1883, and we understand it is still open.

Derbyshire Record Office's Non-Conformist Register Guide includes Woodville High Street (Wesleyan) Methodist Church with Woodville and Swadlincote Circuit which has records for the period 1934-1942; but the register also covers Ashby de la Zouch Circuit before 1870. A Wesleyan Chapel at this position is shown on Old Maps as early as 1883, and Kelly's Directory of 1932 said it was capable of holding "about 1,200 persons"; however it seems likely that present Church is a rebuilding on the original site.

This probably took place in 1966, as the following notice in The London Gazette of 18th August 1966 (p.9138):

A Building certified for worship named METHODIST CHURCH, High Street, Woodville, in the registration district of Repton in the county of Derbyshire, was on 11th August 1966 registered for solemnizing marriages therein pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act, 1949, as amended by section 1(1) of the Marriage Acts Amendment Act, 1958, in place of a building of the same name and address now disused. Dated 19th August 1966.

See also South Derbyshire Methodist Circuit website - the "Voice of the Methodist Church in South Derbyshire".

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 Church is located at OS grid reference SK3171518853. 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 17 Aug 2013 at 13:15.

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This Report was created 19 Nov 2017 - 17:20:49 GMT 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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