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Cross Lane Presbyterian, Risley

Presbyterian church,
Cross Lane,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1662 and closed in 1971.

The Presbyterian church was influenced by Calvinism which rejected bishops and believed that the church should be governed by a hierarchy of general assembly, synod, presbytery and kirk sessions attened by ministers and elders of equal rank. Presbyterianism flourished in the 17th and early 18th centuries but in the later 18th century many Presbyterian churches adopted Unitarianism.

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Church Records


The church is located at OS grid reference SJ6502892969 (Lat/Lon 53.432328,-2.527855). You can see this on maps provided by: