Derbyshire Places of Worship

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St John's Baptist Chapel, Long Eaton
St John's Baptist Chapel,
Clumber Street,
Long Eaton, 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 in 1887, but we understand it was closed in 1980.

The Long Eaton & Sawley Archive website provides the information that St John's Baptist Church was formed in 1887 by members seceding from Station Street. The first meeting was held in a room over Mr J. Wardle's shop, in Conway Street. Meetings were then held in the old Primitive Methodist Chapel in Chapel Street, until 1895, they built their own Chapel in Clumber Street.

Its closure was recorded in The London Gazette of 21st February 1980, along with the Methodist (Bourne) Church in Claye Street, and Welbeck Baptist Free Church in Welbeck Road. Thereafter it may have been the home of the EMMANUEL EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH (Gazette, 1st October 1986), but by 2000 (according to a similar notice in the Gazette it became the home of the New Testament Church of God - as it still is today.

Denomination

Now or formerly Baptist.

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 SK4888933064. 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 29 Sep 2013 at 15:57.

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This Report was created 19 Aug 2017 - 20:06:49 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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