Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Free United Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Barlborough
Free United Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
California Lane,
Barlborough, 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 before 1875, but we understand it was closed by 1937.

The location of this Chapel may be seen on Old Maps of 1875, on the west side of what is now California Lane, the only building between its junction with the High Street and what appears to be an old quarry, or perhaps a brick works.

The immediately surrounding area remained the same on Maps of 1898, but by 1923, a terrace of 6 cottages, and a Workmens Institute had been built adjacent to, and south of the Chapel. The building itself was by then labelled as a Sunday School, being "downgraded" possibly as a consequence of the Primitive Methodist Chapel opening in New Street in 1913.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 3rd August 1937 (p.4973), recorded its de-registration more officially:

NOTICE is hereby given that the Place of Meeting for religious worship described as METHODIST CHAPEL situated at Barlborough in the civil parish of Barlborough in the registration district of Chesterfield in the county of Derby which was duly certified for worship on the 4th day of November, 1889 has wholly ceased to be used as a Place of Meeting for religious worship by the congregation on whose behalf it was so certified, and that the Registrar-General has caused the record of the certification thereof to be cancelled pursuant to the Act 18 & 19 Vict., c.81 from the 30th day of July 1937. Dated 30th July 1937.

The cottages ('Balmoral Terrace, 1898'), and Institute (dated 1913, now Barlborough Miners Welfare Club) were still in existence on a Google StreetView drive-past in 2009, but the Chapel has been demolished, and its site occupied by modern housing.

Denomination

Now or formerly Free/United 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 SK4736277297. 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 1 Dec 2014 at 14:37.

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This Report was created 23 Aug 2017 - 23:06:35 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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