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Redland Parish Church (no dedication), Redland, Bristol
Redland Parish Church (no dedication) (link to Church's website)
Redland Green Road,
Redland, Bristol, 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 in 1740, and we understand it is still open.

Redland Chapel, later Redland Parish Church, was erected as a chapel of ease of Westbury on Trym by John Cossins, for his own private use. It is not known when it lost its private status - perhaps when it was first consecrated, in 1790. Due to an ecclesiastical dispute, no services had been held in the preceding 9 years, and as a consequence of its resolution, the church was not dedicated to a patron saint.

A separate civil parish of Redland was created in 1894, which in 1897 became part of the County Borough of Bristol; however Redland was not created a separate ecclesiastical parish until 1925, and its church continued to be served from Westbury on Trym until 1941, when it became Redland Parish Church. [Sources: A Vision of Britain Through Time (Units & Statistics), and Redland Parish Church website]

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 ST5798074980. 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 11 Jun 2013 at 09:07.

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This Report was created 29 Oct 2017 - 09:16:01 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

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