Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Community of Christ (Clay Cross Congregation), Clay Cross
Community of Christ (Clay Cross Congregation),
Thanet Street,
Clay Cross, 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 1945, and we understand it is still open.

It is not known when this building in Thanet Street was built by the Latter-day Saints, but the following notice in The London Gazette of 9th January 1968 (p.354) provides a clue:

A Building certified for worship named REORGANIZED CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, Thanet Street, Clay Cross, in the registration district of Chesterfield in the county of Derby was on 2nd January 1968 registered for solemnising marriages therein pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act, 1949 as amended by section 1(1) of the Marriage Acts Amendment Act, 1958. Dated 4th January 1968.

In the same issue, the registration for marriages of the building known as the REORGANIZED CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS in Revill Street, Clay Cross was cancelled, having been registered originally on 20th March 1945.

According to a Wikipedia article, the Community of Christ was known from 1872 to 2001 as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), and is part of the Latter Day Saint movement. Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) also lists a Church Hall in Market Street, Clay Cross, registered to them, but I was unable to find it on any maps.

Denomination

Now or formerly Latter-day Saints.

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 SK3927763070. 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 21 Oct 2013 at 12:04.

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This Report was created 13 Nov 2017 - 21:05:33 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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