Paradise St Welsh Presbyterian, Barrow in Furness

Church picture

Welsh Presbyterian church,
Paradise St,
Barrow in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

On corner of Paradise Street and Storey Square. Opened 3rd May 1864, a congregation having formerly met at Dalton (according to 'Victoria County History of Lancashire'). Newspaper announcements at its opening were initially aimed at "Welsh captains and sailors frequenting this port". Seats for 300 (according to OS 1:500 map of 1873). By 1898 was "not used regularly" according to Kelly's Directory of Lancashire: in fact it had already been put up for auction on 28 July 1897.

Church Records

No records known.




The church was located at OS grid reference SD2012569010 (Lat/Lon 54.110747,-3.223303). You can see this on maps provided by:

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