Derbyshire Places of Worship

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The Tabernacle, Glossop
The Tabernacle   [no longer registered]
Manor Park Road,
Glossop, 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 1836, but we understand it was closed in 1960, and the premises are now in secular use.

According to Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Derbyshire (1986) the first (smaller) of these chapels was built in 1836-7 for seceders from the Wesleyan Chapel built 1813 in Wesley Street, who supported the Wesleyan Methodist Association. The larger chapel was built in 1860, and the old chapel became a Sunday School.

Kelly's Directory of 1932 records that at that time it had a United Methodist congregation. Both buildings are however now in secular use, the former being both a glass works, and the home of Old Glossop Cricket Club.

The above information is provided by the booklet Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Derbyshire (1986). A further account of the chapel's history is available on a webpage provided by the Glossop Heritage Trust of Glossopdale Churches and Chapels.

Denomination

Now or formerly United 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 was located at OS grid reference SK0415594416. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

(NB I know the first two don't work as intended - the Jury's still out as to what to do about it...)

Resources

I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Glossop, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 29 Jul 2013 at 12:50.

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This Report was created 17 Feb 2019 - 10:06:26 GMT from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 6 Feb 2019 at 15:49.

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