Gloucestershire Places of Worship

We do not have an Image of this Place of Worship as it has been Demolished Place of Worship has been
Demolished.

Image by courtesy of
openclipart.org
Catholic Chapel in Nazareth House (Private) (Demolished), Sneyd Park, Stoke Bishop
Catholic Chapel in Nazareth House (Private) (Demolished),
Mariners Drive,
Sneyd Park, Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel 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 1921, but we understand it was closed in 1970.

Nazareth House Orphanage Home for Boys was first opened in September 1921, in a house known as Cote Bank, in Westbury on Trym. Cote Bank had been the home, since 1866, of Thomas Pease (1816-1884), and his third wife Susanna Ann (1829-1917) née Fry, a member of the family of the Fry's Chocolate dynasty. After Susannah's death, in 1917, the house, with 27 acres of land, was sold to the Roman Catholic order of Poor Sisters of Nazareth, who converted it into an Orphanage. In 1929, however, Bristol Corporation decided a road was to be built through the grounds (now Falcondale Road), and so it was decided to move the Orphanage to Sneyd Park House, in Stoke Bishop. The Orphanage remained there until it closed in 1970. Sneyd Park House was demolished, and the Glenavon Park estate was built. Cote Bank itself had been demolished in 1930.

Note: I am indebted to a rather unusual source for the above account - The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Volume 94 (2008), for an article entitled The Coffins of Iyhat and Tairy: A Tale of Two Cities. Their account concerns the provenance of two Coffins which were donated to the City Museum and Art Gallery in Plymouth in 1919 from a private collection of artifacts belonging to Thomas Pease. A copy of the document is available on the Plymouth City Council website. One of the footnotes to the document provides the information that Oswald Pease, Thomas's youngest son (b.1871) was killed in action at Vimy Ridge, France, in 1917. Susannah Pease, his mother, was cremated a few months after, and her ashes were interred at Kingsweston Quaker Burial Ground, alongside the body of her husband, Thomas.

Denomination

Now or formerly School/Orphanage Chapel.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference ST5538875660. 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 1 Mar 2014 at 08:32.

Search for other Places of Worship in Gloucestershire

Search Tips:

You can specify either a Place, or OS Grid Reference to search for. When you specify a Place, only entries for that place will be returned, with Places of Worship listed in alphabetical order. If you specify a Grid Reference, Places of Worship in the immediate vicinity will be listed, in order of distance from the Grid Reference supplied. The default is to list 10, but you can specify How Many you want to see, up to a maximum of 100.

You can further refine your search by supplying other search terms.

Please note the above provides a search of selected fields in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database on this site (churchdb.gukutils.org.uk) only. For other counties, or for a full search of the Database, you might like to try the site's Google Custom Search, which includes full webpage content.

Further Information

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no affiliation with the churches or congregations themselves, nor is it intended to provide a means to find places of worship in the present day.

Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in our Terms and Conditions of Use.

You may wish to take a look at our About the Places of Worship Database page for an overview of the information provided, and any limitations which may be present.

This Report was created 27 Oct 2017 - 07:56:41 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.

URL of this page: http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/GLS1625.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library