Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Stroud Baptist Church, Stroud (1) (73k) Stroud Baptist Church, Stroud (2) (67k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of John Williams
Stroud Baptist Church, Stroud
Stroud Baptist Church (link to Church's website)
John Street, GL5 2HA,
Stroud, 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 1824, and we understand it is still open.

The building is an ashlar front of 3 bays with rounded windows, recorded in Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Gloucestershire (1986) as built in 1824, though Stuart Flight's webpage of Notes on Stroud, Gloucestershire says records from 1823-1964 are available in the Gloucester Archives Office.

It is shown on OS 1:500 Town Plans as "Baptist Chapel (General)", with seats for 850. There was no burial ground marked.

The Baptist Handbook for 1896 (available from The Internet Archive) records that a Mission Chapel to Stroud John-street was newly built at Pagan Hill that year.

Denomination

Now or formerly General Baptist.

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 SO8515005111. 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 16 Jul 2013 at 13:07.

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.

For current information you should contact the place of worship directly via their website.

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 7 Oct 2017 - 20:35:19 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 30 Aug 2017 at 16:10.

URL of this page: http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/GLS843.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library