Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Brick Street Mission Chapel (Demolished), St Jude, Bristol
Brick Street Mission Chapel (Demolished),
Brick Street,
St Jude, Bristol, 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 before 1884, but we understand it was closed before 1951.

The location of this place of worship can be seen on Old Maps of 1884-1885, labelled as "Mission Chapel (Congregational)". It stood on the east side of Brick Street, which ran in a north-westerly direction from Braggs Lane to Lamb Street. Only a small section of it, at the Braggs Lane end now remains, with the remainder, including where the Mission used to be, grassed over.

The Mission was said to have seats for 130, and Kelly's Directory of Bristol of 1914 says it was served from ("in connexion with") Stapleton Road.

By 1951-1952, all the properties in Brick Street had been demolished, apart from the Mission Chapel premises which by then was labelled as a Club. It backed onto Somerset House (still in existence), which was built on land adjacent to the former Lawford's Gate House of Correction.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference ST5992473402. 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 6 Mar 2014 at 14:44.

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This Report was created 26 Jul 2017 - 21:27:35 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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