Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Latter-day Saints (Heanor Branch), Heanor
Latter-day Saints (Heanor Branch),
Heanor, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church 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 before 1848, but we understand it was closed after 1878.

It is not known where exactly the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held their meetings in mid-nineteenth century Heanor. Perhaps it was the premises at 45 Derby Road, later occupied by the Salvation Army, or the present day Salcare shop at 59 Ray Street, on the basis that an association of a building as a place of worship is likely to have continued.

Evidence of its existence rests on records of members of the church for the period 1848-1878, listed in the Family History Library Catalogue, and the return to the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/438/2/1/6), which described a separate building in Heanor, used exclusively as a place of worship. It had free seating for 70, and the estimated congregation on 30th March was 15 in the morning, 50 at afternoon service, and 70 in the evening. The return was completed by Samuel Gamble, the Secretary, who gave his address as "Heanr Nr. Belper, Derbyshire". There was no record provided of when it was built.

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 was located in the town/village nearest OS grid reference SK4345046445. 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 Nov 2013 at 11:05.

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This Report was created 14 Aug 2017 - 23:59:03 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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