Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Hope Chapel (Demolished), Whiteshill, Bristol
Hope Chapel (Demolished),
Kingsway / Raeburn Road,
Whiteshill, 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 in 1886, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

The position of this place of worship can be seen on Old Maps of 1888-1889, labelled as "Methodist (United)", and by 1904, as "Hope Chapel (Free United)". It was set alongside open fields, on the south-west corner of Kingsway and Raeburn Road.

It is one of two "Hope" Chapels in the Bristol region - the other being in Hotwells (Clifton), and Congregational. It may be the United Free Methodist Church recorded on Phil Draper's ChurchCrawler website at Whiteshill as founded in 1886. By Maps of 1950-51 it was shown as a "Hall", so was probably closed by then.

The original name of Kingsway on the early Maps was "Blackboy and Trumpet Lane" - apparently named after a former inn. It led to a hamlet called "Meg Thatcher's Green", close to the City boundary. The name "Hope" survives as "Hope Allotments".

Denomination

Now or formerly Free/United 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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference ST6368273026. 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 5 Apr 2014 at 12:16.

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This Report was created 5 Aug 2017 - 10:08:15 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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