Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Zion Chapel (Demolished), Barrow Hill, Staveley
Zion Chapel (Demolished),
Campbell Drive,
Barrow Hill, Staveley, 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 1872, but we understand it was closed in 1966.

This Chapel can be seen for the first time on Old Maps of 1877, labelled as "Meth Chapel (Primitive)". Jayne McHugh's Churches of Staveley webpage provides the information that it was founded in 1872. Derbyshire Record Office's Non-Conformist Register Guide includes an entry for "Zion Primitive Methodist Church" in Barrow Hill, for which there are records of baptisms for the period 1888-1922, marriages 1921-1965, and a note that it closed in 1966.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 27th May 1921 (p.4216) recorded its registration for marriages:

A Separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL, situated at Barrow Hill, in the civil parish of Staveley, in the county of Derby, in Chesterfield registration district, was, on the twentieth May, 1921, registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to 6th and 7th Wm. IV, c.85. Dated 23rd May 1921.

A corresponding notice of closure, of "ZION METHODIST CHAPEL, Barrow Hill, Staveley" (registered 20th May 1921), was published in the Gazette of 30th September 1966 (p.10661); and the building has since been demolished.

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 SK4150875499. 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 20 Dec 2014 at 11:28.

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This Report was created 29 Aug 2017 - 12:10:17 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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