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Storey Square United Methodist Free Church, Barrow in Furness

Storey Square is the road running down to right: the doors face onto Allison Street.

United Methodist Free Church, also known as Allison Street Chapel
Storey Square,
Barrow in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

Originally erected 1874; a new church built 1894 at cost of £2100. It closed in 1952. The main building was demolished in 2010, although the adjoining Sunday Schoolroom is now used by Barrow Christian Fellowship.

In 1907 the United Methodist Free Church merged with the Methodist New Connexion and the Bible Christians 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 1900-1952
  • Marriages 1937-1952

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 SD2026769090 (Lat/Lon 54.111488,-3.221153). You can see this on maps provided by: