Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Wesley Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Poolsbrook, Staveley
Wesley Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Staveley Road / Cottage Close,
Poolsbrook, 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 1893, but we understand it was closed in 1965.

This is one of two 'Methodist' chapels shown in Poolsbrook Pit Village on Old Maps for the period 1899-1938. Only "Poolsbrook Farm" is marked on the earlier Maps of 1883, and it would appear the village grew up in the early 1890s. There is no sign of the Chapel today - a modern building - "Family Employment Initiative" (what may have been the Miners Welfare) - now occupies the site.

Regarding its closure, a notice was published in The London Gazette of 26th November 1965 (p.11122) listing "Wesley Methodist Chapel, Poolsbrook, Staveley" as one of several buildings which have wholly ceased to be used as places of worship by the congregations on whose behalf they were certified". The date of original registration was cited as 7th September 1893.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 SK4428173574. 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 2 Aug 2013 at 11:23.

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This Report was created 19 Nov 2017 - 18:02:29 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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