Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Sorry, we do not have an Image of this Place of Worship We do not have a
Photograph at present.

Image by courtesy of
openclipart.org
St Jude's Church, St Jude, Bristol
St Jude's Church   [no longer consecrated]
Lamb Street / Braggs Lane,
St Jude, Bristol, 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 in 1846, but we understand it was closed in 1982, and the premises are now in secular use.

This Church has a "wow" factor for me, with its eye-catching window tracery, wonderfully carved parapet surrounding the top the tower, and its slender pinnacles. Phil Draper's ChurchCrawler website has some excellent photographs showing the detail. It was built between 1844-49 to a design by S.B. Gabriel - on the site of the Bullring. John Latimer in The Annals of Bristol in the Nineteenth Century (1887) reports that "St Jude's, Poyntz Pool" was opened in June 1849, with the new ecclesiastical district of St Jude being created from a part of Trinity parish.

Available parish registers cover the periods 1846-1980 (baptisms) and 1849-1980 (marriages), and as "St Jude with St Matthias", it was closed in August 1982. It was sold in 1987 for "Office or Shopping", and in 2004-5 converted into housing. The district of St Jude's does however still survive, with the ecclesiastical parish now part of the combined benefice of "Holy Trinity with St Gabriel and St Lawrence and St Jude, Easton". [Other Source: The Church of England - closures in Bristol Diocese]

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

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 ST5980273320. 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 19 Jun 2013 at 15:18.

Search for other Places of Worship in Gloucestershire

Search Tips:

You can specify either a Place, or OS Grid Reference to search for. When you specify a Place, only entries for that place will be returned, with Places of Worship listed in alphabetical order. If you specify a Grid Reference, Places of Worship in the immediate vicinity will be listed, in order of distance from the Grid Reference supplied. The default is to list 10, but you can specify How Many you want to see, up to a maximum of 100.

You can further refine your search by supplying other search terms.

Please note the above provides a search of selected fields in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database on this site (churchdb.gukutils.org.uk) only. For other counties, or for a full search of the Database, you might like to try the site's Google Custom Search, which includes full webpage content.

Further Information

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no affiliation with the churches or congregations themselves, nor is it intended to provide a means to find places of worship in the present day.

Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in our Terms and Conditions of Use.

You may wish to take a look at our About the Places of Worship Database page for an overview of the information provided, and any limitations which may be present.

This Report was created 13 Aug 2017 - 18:54:01 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.

URL of this page: http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/GLS1347.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library