Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Holy Family Catholic Church, Patchway, Almondsbury
Holy Family Catholic Church (link to Church's website)
Southsea Road,
Patchway, Almondsbury, Gloucestershire.

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 1966, and we understand it is still open.

According to an account of "Religion - Patchway East" on the Domesday Reloaded website, the Holy Family Catholic Church was built in 1966. The parish covers a wide area - Patchway, part of Filton and over to the Severn Bridge.

In relation to the above, the following notice was published in The London Gazette of 12th January 1967 (p.428):

A Building certified for worship named CHURCH OF THE HOLY FAMILY, Southsea Road, Patchway, in the registration district of Thornbury in the county of Gloucester, was on 5th January 1967 registered for solemnising marriages therein pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act, 1949 as amended by section 1(1) of the Marriage Acts Amendment Act, 1958. Dated 6th January 1967.

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 is located at OS grid reference ST6013381415. 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 3 May 2013 at 12:01.

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This Report was created 7 Nov 2017 - 23:33:15 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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