Gloucestershire Places of Worship

Baptist Burial Ground, Ashchurch (103k) Above Photograph(s)
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Baptist Burial Ground, Ashchurch
Baptist Burial Ground,
Natton,
Ashchurch, Gloucestershire.

Church History

This Cemetery or Burial Ground was founded in 1741, but we understand it was closed in 1947.

This is a separate Burial Ground for the Seventh-day Baptist Chapel which stood a short distance away. Originally it was an orchard belonging to the owner of the farmhouse which contained the chapel. There are memorials dating from 1761-1947, which have been transcribed by Gloucestershire Family History Society. Both chapel and burial ground are marked on Old Maps, for instance OS 1888-1891 1:10,560, where the chapel is labelled as "Baptist Chapel (Particular)".

The burial ground is enclosed by an ancient brick wall. This can be seen on our photograph, but as it is surrounded by private land, it was not possible to approach it any closer.

More information about the Seventh-day Baptist Chapel itself is available as a separate entry in the Database.

Denomination

Now or formerly a Cemetery (Seventh-day Baptist).

In most cases this will be a record of its original consecration.

Maps

This Cemetery was located at OS grid reference SO9293132595. 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 18 Aug 2011 at 12:34.

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