Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Kingswood Congregational Church, Kingswood, Bristol
Kingswood Congregational Church (link to Church's website)
1 Hanham Road, Kingswood Hill, BS15 8PW,
Kingswood, Bristol, 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 1867, and we understand it is still open.

Kingswood Congregational Church was formed by a breakaway group of members of the congregation of George Whitefield's Tabernacle, in Park Road, who were in disagreement with others of its congregation over the calling of a newly appointed Minister. It is a rectangular building of light-coloured brick, with white stone cappings, and red brick trim, a three-bay front with central doorway, on either side of which is a round-arched window. There is a third window above the doorway, and similar windows along each side.

At the time of Kelly's Directory of 1923, its Minister was the Rev. John Allen Morris, B.A. The Church's webpage - Proud of Our History - provides further details.

Denomination

Now or formerly Congregational.

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 ST6499973758. 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 13 Jul 2013 at 10:18.

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This Report was created 29 Jul 2017 - 14:29:08 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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