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St Francis of Assisi Church of England, Barrow in Furness

St Francis of Assisi,
Schneider Road,
Barrow in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

The present building was consecrated 16 July 1955 to serve a new housing estate, replacing a former mission church within St Matthew's parish.

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 1955-1965
  • Marriages 1956-1973
  • Banns 1956-1969

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches themselves. For current information you should contact them directly.


The church is located at OS grid reference SD1954871325 (Lat/Lon 54.131459,-3.232745). You can see this on maps provided by: