Derbyshire Places of Worship

Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Edale (49k) Above Photograph(s)
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Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Edale
Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity,
Grindsbrook Booth,
Edale, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) 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 1633, and we understand it is still open.

Edale was originally a chapelry of Castleton. Its first church was erected in 1633, but was rebuilt in 1812, as indicated by a block in the wall of the old graveyard. Its building was demolished in March 1855 and the materials incorporated into a new church on a fresh site about 100 yards opposite. The site of the old churches now forms the old burial ground.

Edale was created a separate parish in 1863. [Source: Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group]

The following information about the Church has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 1] The Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity was designed by architect William Dawes, built during 1885-6, and completed by addition of the broach-spire in 1889. Broaches are what you can see at the four corners of the tower supporting the spire - "sloping half pyramids adapting an octagonal spire to a square tower".

[Ref: Salter, Mike - The Old Parish Churches of Derbyshire. Foley Publications, 1998. ISBN 1-871731-33-X][1]

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

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 SK1233385771. 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.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Last updated on 16 Nov 2012 at 08:12.

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