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Roose Rd Bible Christian, Barrow in Furness

Bible Christian church,
Roose Rd,
Barrow in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1875 and closed in 1976 the remaining congregation joining Christ Church, Beacon Hill.

Besides the above there are the Welsh Chapel in Paradise Street, erected in 1863, accommodating about 300 ; the United Methodist Free Church, in Storey Square ;   and the Church of the Bible Christians, a neat building recently erected in Salthouse Road.

from Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel, 1882.

The Bible Christians were formed in 1815 when they seceeded from the Wesleyan Methodists. In 1907 the Bible Christians merged with the United Methodist Free Church and the Methodist New Connexion to form the United Methodist Church.

In 1932 the United Methodists joined with the Wesleyan Methodists and the Primitive Methodists to form the Methodist Church of Great Britain.

Church Records

Whilst every effort has been made to record exact details of record office and library holdings you are recommended to check with them before visiting to ensure that they do hold the records and years you wish to examine. Similarly check with transcript publishers to ensure they cover the records and years you require before making a purchase.

The Cumbria Record Office, Barrow hold:

  • Baptisms 1875-1976
  • Marriages 1953-1976

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves.


The church is located at OS grid reference SD2115369005 (Lat/Lon 54.110861,-3.207581). You can see this on maps provided by: