Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Eastville Baptist Church, Eastville, Fishponds
Eastville Baptist Church,
Freeland Buildings,
Eastville, Fishponds, 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 1889, and we understand it is still open.

Phil Draper's account of Baptist Churches on his ChurchCrawler website records that Eastville Baptist Church began life in 1889, by taking over a mission chapel erected by property developer Thomas Slocombe next to two new cottages he'd built in Freeland Buildings earlier in the century. It was replaced in 1906 by the present building, designed by B. Wakefield, of St Nicholas Street in the City Centre.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 22nd May 1969 (p.5420) records (rather late in the day!) its registration for marriages:

A Building certified for worship named EASTVILLE BAPTIST MISSION, Freeland Buildings in the registration district of Bristol in the county borough 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 19th May 1969.

Denomination

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.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference ST6130674914. 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 28 Dec 2013 at 11:00.

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This Report was created 12 Oct 2017 - 18:10:24 BST 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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