Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Quedgeley Methodist Church, Quedgeley (1) (60k) Quedgeley Methodist Church, Quedgeley (2) (52k) Above Photograph(s)
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Quedgeley Methodist Church, Quedgeley
Quedgeley Methodist Church,
Bristol Road, GL2 4QT,
Quedgeley, 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 in 1885, and we understand it is still open.

Information on the Gloucestershire Methodist Circuit website indicates Quedgeley Methodist Church was founded in 1869, established originally as a rural chapel. The first OS Map series to show it, 1903, reveals a Wesleyan Chapel, on the east side of Bristol Road, with its nearest neighbours being (to the north) a small settlement named "Lower Waterwells", and to the south, the imaginatively named Brook Cottage, Fern Cottage, Bee Cottage and Edith Cottages, and closer towards Hardwicke, Pillar House, and a Police Station.

How this must have changed, with the advent of the M5, and the gradual spread of Gloucester City southwards, until it could almost be considered a suburb; and indeed Quedgeley Methodist now serves an area which encompasses Hardwicke, and the Kingsway estate.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 Church is located at OS grid reference SO8076113120. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Resources

I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Quedgeley, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 27 Jan 2019 at 07:21.

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This Report was created 28 Oct 2019 - 17:44:08 GMT from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 14 Jun 2019 at 13:31.

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