Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Wright Street Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Codnor
Wright Street Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Wright Street,
Codnor, 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 1857, but we understand it was closed in 1968.

This former Chapel is marked on Old Maps, on the west side of Wright Street, one of three at that time, all of a similar size. On Maps of 1968-1970, it was called "Wright Street Methodist Church". The plot it occupied was about half way down Wright Street, and since the building's demolition has been grassed over. Methodists now meet for worship in a newly built church in Mill Lane.

Derbyshire Record Office's Non-Conformist Register Guide includes records of baptisms 1867-1969, and marriages 1965-1968. It also provides the information that the chapel was built in 1880, to replace an earlier chapel, built in 1857; and was closed in 1968.

The original building was in Needham Street - there is more information about this, and about other Chapels in Codnor on the Codnor & District Local History & Heritage Website.

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 SK4175149534. 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 12 Nov 2013 at 12:20.

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This Report was created 19 Nov 2017 - 18:24:54 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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