Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Trinity Methodist Church (now Bolsover Methodist Church), Bolsover
Trinity Methodist Church (now Bolsover Methodist Church) (link to Church's website)
Hill Top, S44 6NN,
Bolsover, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does 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 1897, and we understand it is still open.

Hilltop, or Trinity Methodist Church was erected in 1897 as a replacement for a building further down Hill Top, which had been built in 1868. It is labelled simply as "Wes. Meth. Church" on Old Maps of 1916-1918, but by 1962 it had acquired the name of "Trinity". Derbyshire Record Office's Non-Conformist Register Guide records it as "Hilltop, formerly Trinity, Methodist Church", suggesting "Hilltop" is a more recent appellation.

Their catalogue indicates records of baptisms for the period 1903-1979, which include entries for New Bolsover until 1911, and Bolsover Hillstown baptisms.

It is, however registered for marriages, as the following notice in The London Gazette of 17th September 1897 (p.5170) indicates:

NOTICE is hereby given, that a separate building named Wesleyan Methodist Church situated at Bolsover in the civil parish of Bolsover in the county of Derby in the registration district of Chesterfield being a building certified according to law as a place of meeting for religious worship, was on the ninth day of September 1897, duly registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to the Act of 6th and 7th Wm. 4, c.85, being substituted for the Wesleyan Chapel, Bolsover, now disused. Dated 9th September 1897.

Its congregation was joined in 1973 by that of Town End Methodist Church, which was closed, and subsequently demolished. Thereafter it became known, as it is today as Bolsover Methodist Church. Meanwhile, the building it replaced became firstly, the Church's Sunday School, then more recently, Bolsover Assembly Rooms and Community Centre.

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 Church is located at OS grid reference SK4731770662. 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 22 Nov 2014 at 12:11.

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