St Patrick, Barrow in Furness - Roman Catholic

Church picture

St Patrick,
Michaelson Road, Barrow Island,
Barrow in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard. old iron church

Church History

A Roman Catholic school and chapel opened in 1885 to replace temporary buildings of 1877, erected amongst the Barrow Island huts. The modern church opened in 1933.
St. Patrick's School, on Old Barrow Island, is a temporary wooden structure with an average attendance of nearly 200. It is a mixed school, and is under the care of Miss McGrath.

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

The church closed on Sunday 24 Nov 2009. The parish merged with St Columba's on Walney and is now known as St Columba's and St Patrick's.

Church Records

Records still remain at the church.




The church is located at OS grid reference SD1966368417 (Lat/Lon 54.105347,-3.230211). You can see this on maps provided by:

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