Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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St John Fisher Hall (RC) (Demolished), Bishops Cleeve
St John Fisher Hall (RC) (Demolished),
Station Road / School Road,
Bishops Cleeve, Gloucestershire.

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 before 1964, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

A Church Hall in Bishops Cleeve is listed in Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) with an address of "Station Road and School Road", and a congregation of Roman Catholics. Old Maps, for example OS 1971 1:2,500 show "St John Fisher Hall" on the south east corner plot of the junction of Station Road and School Road, so I assume these are one and the same.

Earlier OS Maps show a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel occupying the same site. According to the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume 8: Cleeve, Deerhurst and Tibblestone, and the lower divisions of Tewkesbury and Westminster (1968), pp.2-25 (Bishops Cleeve) this was closed by 1939, though was still in use in 1964 by the Womens' Institute. Roman Catholic services were being held at that time in the village hall, but the site had been bought for building a church.

Denomination

Now or formerly Roman Catholic.

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 SO9616927804. 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 30 Dec 2014 at 11:05.

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This Report was created 15 Aug 2017 - 03:25:27 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jul 2017 at 10:50.

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