Derbyshire Places of Worship

We have 6 Images Christ Church, Ironville (1) Christ Church, Ironville (2) Christ Church, Ironville (3) Christ Church, Ironville (4) Christ Church, Ironville (5) Christ Church, Ironville (6) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of Janet Kirk
Christ Church, Ironville
Christ Church,
Casson Street / Bullock Lane, NG16 5NN,
Ironville, Derbyshire.

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 1852, and we understand it is still open.

Ironville is a "model village" - it was built for the Butterley Iron Company between 1834 and 1850. "There was well-spaced factory housing, long rows of plain brick cottages, but the last unaltered housing in the axial King William Street, built in 1834, was demolished in 1977" [Source: The Buildings of Derbyshire, Pevsner/Williamson (1978)]

It was constituted an ecclesiastical parish in 1850, encompassing parts of the civil parishes of Alfreton, Pentrich, Heanor and Codnor, in Derbyshire, and Selston, in Nottinghamshire. It also incorporates Codnor Park, a separate township, which was formerly extra-parochial. The parish register dates from 1850, the same year the parish was formed. [Source: Kelly's Directory (1895)]

There may be more information available by by selecting one or more of the accompanying images on the right.

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 SK4359851930. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Information last updated on 4 Feb 2013 at 15:37.

Search for other Places of Worship in Derbyshire, or in another County in this Database

Please choose a County by selecting one of the Tabs below.
Note: you MUST choose a County - searching all four at once is not an option!

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 Derbyshire 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.

Please also remember that whilst the above account may suggest that Christ Church remains open and accessible, this may not remain so.

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 1 Dec 2021 - 14:48:54 GMT from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:33.

URL of this page: https://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/DBY788.php
Logo by courtesy of the Open Clip Art Library