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Tor Side Hall, Matlock
Tor Side Hall   [no longer registered]
Jackson Road / Jackson Tor Road, DE4 3JQ,
Matlock, 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 in 1933, but we understand it was closed by 1985, and the premises are now in secular use.

"Tor Side" (or Torside) Hall is the name given to a building which started out as a Friends Meeting House. It is situated on the north-east corner of the junction of Jackson Road with Jackson Tor Road. The Friends had vacated it by 1933, when the following notice in The London Gazette of 19th May 1933 (p.3381) recorded its registration for marriages:

A Separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named TOR SIDE HALL, situated at Jackson Road, in the civil parish of Matlock, in Bakewell registration district, in the county of Derby, was, on the 15th May, 1933, registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to 6 & 7 Will. IV, c.85. Dated 17th May 1933.

A corresponding notice of cancellation of the registration of "TOR SIDE HALL, Jackson Road, Matlock" was published in the Gazette of 30th October 1985 (p.15088); then on 30th September 1992 (p.16349) "ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, Main Hall, 29 Chesterfield Road, Matlock" was registered "in lieu of Torside Hall in Jackson Road now disused", thus leading to my assumption of an Assemblies of God congregation. Their new home is still (as of 2015) extant, recorded variously as "Matlock Frontline", and "The Dales Christian Centre", whilst Torside Hall has been converted into residential occupation.

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 was located at OS grid reference SK3002160875. 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 28 Jan 2015 at 13:23.

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This Report was created 6 Nov 2017 - 13:56:20 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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