Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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The Arthur S. Winterbotham Memorial Hall, Lower Cam
The Arthur S. Winterbotham Memorial Hall,
28 High Street, GL11 5LE,
Lower Cam, Gloucestershire.


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 1938, and we understand it is still open.

There is a photograph of The Arthur S. Winterbotham Memorial Hall on the Geograph website.

Arthur Strachan Winterbotham was the son of Arthur Brend Winterbotham (1838-1892), who together with Thomas Hunt, established the highly successful Woollen Mill of Hunt & Winterbotham in Cam. He was also a Liberal M.P., as described in the article about Arthur Winterbotham on Wikipedia.

Arthur junior was born Cam in 1864, and died in Stonehouse in 1936. His own Wikipedia article indicates he was more famous as a cricketer, who played not only for Gloucestershire, but also for the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club!

The Hall - also known as Cam Memorial Hall - is dedicated to his memory, and its provision is registered as Charity #301480. The Trust Deed for its governance is dated 16th November 1938, and it was registered with the Charities Commission in 1962. Its aims, as defined on the Charity Commission website are the "Provision of a Hall and other Meeting Rooms for the use of Anyone". It is situated next door to the former Cam, Dursley and Wotton New Life Church - now (2013) Cam One Church.


Now or formerly Non-denominational.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.


This Church is located at OS grid reference SO7491600432. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


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 Lower Cam, 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 3 Dec 2018 at 16:09.

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This Report was created 6 Jul 2022 - 08:21:31 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:13.

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