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Peniel Assembly of God Church, Leabrooks, Somercotes
Peniel Assembly of God Church,
Main Road (Leabrooks Road),
Leabrooks, Somercotes, 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 1937, and we understand it is still open.

Old Maps show Peniel Church was in existence by 1937. It appears to have been built on the site of, or have taken over the premises of, a former Primitive Methodist Chapel.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 31st August 1948 (p.4782) indicates its registration for marriages:

A separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named PENIEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD situated at Leabrooks Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton in Belper registration district in the county of Derby was on the 24th August, 1948, registered for solemnising marriages therein, pursuant to 6 and 7 Will. IV, c.85. Dated 27th August 1948.

Note: since then, the southern portion of Leabrooks Road has been renamed as Main Road.

Denomination

Now or formerly Assemblies of God.

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 SK4209153376. 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 19 Oct 2013 at 12:44.

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This Report was created 15 Dec 2017 - 04:06:26 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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