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Sangat Singh Sabha Sikh Temple, St George, Bristol
Sangat Singh Sabha Sikh Temple,
11 Summerhill Road, BS5 8HG,
St George, Bristol, 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 before 1971, and we understand it is still open.

Old Maps show this building was formerly a school for Girls, possibly associated with St George's Church originally, which stood on the opposite side of Summerhill Road. The Boys' School was a separate building, adjacent to (on the west of) the Church. The sign on the outside reads "Sikh Temple / Gurdhwara Sangat Bhat Singh Sabha".

The following notice in The London Gazette of 5th January 1971 (p.159) records its registration for marriages:

A Building certified for worship named SANGAT SINGH SABHA SIKH TEMPLE, 11 Summerhill Road, St. George in the registration district of Bristol in the county borough of Bristol was on 16th December 1970 registered for 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 1st January 1971.

Denomination

Now or formerly Sikh.

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 ST6243673661. 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 Apr 2014 at 13:58.

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This Report was created 22 Jul 2017 - 00:58:49 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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