St Barnabas, Newton in Furness - Church of England
Newton Cross Rd,
Newton in Furness
In 1874, residents of the expanding iron-mining communities of Stank and Newton-in-Furness (within the parish of Dalton-in-Furness) had petitioned for the building of a school which could also be used for divine service.
In 1900 a new Mission Room was opened as a daughter church of Dalton-in-Furness and was named St Barnabas Church. It closed in 1977 and has since been converted into a private house, now virtually unrecognisable as a former place of worship.
Original registersNo separate baptismal or marriage registers. However the building had a font and a number of baptisms did take place at Newton, being thus marked in the main St Mary's, Dalton christening registers.
Registers of services (occasionally also referring to baptisms) at Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies Library, Barrow.
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