Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Avonmouth Methodist Church, Avonmouth, Shirehampton
Avonmouth Methodist Church,
Avonmouth Road / Collins Street,
Avonmouth, Shirehampton, 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 1904, but we understand it was closed in 1980.

This is a rather good example of Methodist Church architecture. The following notice in The London Gazette of 12th March 1907 (p.1770) records its registration for marriages:

A Separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named WESLEYAN CHURCH, situated at Shirehampton-road, Avonmouth, in the civil parish of Bristol, in the county borough of Bristol, in Bristol registration district, was, on the 6th March, 1907, registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to 6th and 7th Wm. IV, c.85. Dated 7th March 1907.

Its closure, as "METHODIST CHURCH, Avonmouth Road, Avonmouth" was recorded in the Gazette of 21st March 1980 (p.4475). See also the account, and photograph, on Phil Draper's ChurchCrawler webpage of Bristol's Wesleyan Methodist Churches - he says (in 2005) that it survives as a Working Men's Club.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

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 ST5184978010. 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 20 Feb 2014 at 13:26.

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This Report was created 26 Jul 2017 - 19:23:12 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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