Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Sorry, we do not have an Image of this Place of Worship We do not have a
Photograph at present.

Image by courtesy of
openclipart.org
Kingdom Hall, Knowle, Bristol
Kingdom Hall   [no longer registered]
88 Hengrove Lane, BS14 9DQ,
Knowle, Bristol, 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 by 1958, but we understand it was closed by 2009, and the premises are now in secular use.

The location of this building, on the north side of Hengrove land, may be seen for the first time on Old Maps of 1949. It is labelled simply as "Hall", so it is not possible to tell whether it was initially a "Kingdom Hall", nor even whether it is even the same building we see today. It is rectangular, with walls finished in grey stucco, and an open porch of brick, protecting the entrance to a double entrance door. The only visible windows are in the sides, and are small, shallow, and horizontal. At the rear now is a car park, but in 1949, there was a second, much smaller building shown.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 3rd June 1958 (p.3476) recorded its registration for marriages:

A Building certified for worship named KINGDOM HALL, Hengrove Lane, Knowle, in the registration district of Bristol, in the county borough of Bristol, was on 27th May, 1958, registered for solemnising marriages therein pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act, 1949. Dated 29th May, 1958.

Its closure was recorded in the Gazette of 9th December 2009 (p.?) in a list of buildings which "are no longer used by the congregations on whose behalf they were registered... and since then it has been converted into a dance studio.

Denomination

Now or formerly Jehovah's Witness.

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 ST6059369704. 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 17 Sep 2014 at 16:15.

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 26 Jul 2017 - 20:41:34 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.

URL of this page: http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/GLS2023.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library