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Wellgate Independent, Clitheroe

Independent church,


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1815. It closed in 1863.

The Independent churches were ones in which each congregation was autonomous, upholding the principles of independence. In the 19th century they became known as Congregational.

In 1972 the Congregational church joined with the English Presbyterian church to become the United Reformed Church.

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

Church Records

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Copies of Original Registers



The church is located at OS grid reference SD7456041829 (Lat/Lon 53.872037,-2.388403). You can see this on maps provided by: