Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Religious Society of Friends, St Jude, Bristol
Religious Society of Friends (see later for their website address)
Champion Square, BS2 9DB,
St Jude, Bristol, Gloucestershire.


This Church has (or had) 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 1962, and we understand it is still open.

The Quakers have been meeting in Bristol since 1654. Their first permanent meeting house was built on land purchased from a Dominican Friary in 1670, in what is now known as Quaker Friars. The latter was closed in the 1950s, and the meeting place then moved to this new building a short distance away.

A comparison of the Bristol Town Plan of 1884 with the present day shows the new building has been built in the grounds of a former "Friends Burial Ground". The latter was in existence by 1884, situated next to a school, which by 1903 had become a Friends' Mission Hall. A block of flats, overlooking Champion Square, now occupies the area it stood on.

Champion Square can be reached from the north-east via River Street, or from Temple Way.


Now or formerly Quaker.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.


This Church is located at OS grid reference ST5963873403. 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...)


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 St Jude, Bristol, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.
Information last updated on 22 Jun 2013 at 13:00.

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This Report was created 20 Nov 2018 - 17:30:17 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 20 Nov 2018 at 15:50.

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