Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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St Margaret's Church, Whaddon
St Margaret's Church,
Church Lane, GL4 0UE,
Whaddon, Gloucestershire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) 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 1300, and we understand it is still open.

St Margaret's Church is a Grade II Listed Building - see British Listed Buildings website for details (listed with Brookthorpe).

The return for "S. Margaret, Whaddon commonly called Whaddon Church" to the Religious Census of 1851 (HO 129/336/4/11/13) provides the information that it was consecrated "sometime before the year of our Lord 1300". There was an average attendance of 50 or 60 to morning service, and 80 to afternoon service, with 30 or 40 Sunday Scholars to each. There were no services, or classes in the evenings. It was completed by "F.T.J. Bayley, Clerk, Perpl. Curate", who lived at the Vicarage, Brookthorpe. He remarked: "I furnish the above particulars as voluntary information - protesting against being compelled legally to answer a single question". According to Alumni Oxoniensis he was Francis Turner James Bayly, 1st son of Francis Turner Bayly of St John's Gloucester, cleric. He gained his B.A. in 1831, and was said to be vicar of Brookthorpe from 1839, and of Whaddon from 1841 until his death on 14 Jan 1883. He made a similar protest about having to complete the return for Brookthorpe.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

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 SO8332613676. 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 25 Apr 2013 at 08:27.

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