Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Lawrence Weston Baptist Church, Lawrence Weston, Henbury
Lawrence Weston Baptist Church (link to Church's website)
117-119 Long Cross, BS11 0LU,
Lawrence Weston, Henbury, Gloucestershire.


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 after 1951, and we understand it is still open.

Phil Draper, on his ChurchCrawler records that Lawrence Weston Baptist Church was founded as a mission from Tyndale Baptist Church, in Whiteladies Road. "It stands as a memorial to their minister W.E. Wilding who inspired the mission during his ministry 1951-56". The Tyndale Church has a plaque in the porch, recording this fact.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 17th March 1959 (p.1836) records its registration for marriages:

A building certified for worship named BAPTIST CHURCH HALL, Long Cross, Lawrence Weston in the registration district of Bristol in the county borough of Bristol was on 11th March 1959, 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 13th March 1959.

Westbury on Trym Baptist Church, in Reedley Road, was also founded from Tyndale, in 1947, and in the present day, it maintains a partnership with Lawrence Weston's Church. See Westbury on Trym Baptist Church website for more information.


Now or formerly Baptist.

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 ST5385977973. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • 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 11 Jul 2013 at 08:48.

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