St Margaret, Dalton-in-Furness - Church of England

Church picture

St Margaret,
Ulverston Rd,
Dalton-in-Furness
Lancashire

Cemeteries

The church does not have a graveyard. Old iron
church

Church History

Initially a C of E mission church under St Mary's. A temporary iron church was built in 1872, mainly using funds provided by Barrow Haematite Iron & Steel Company. It was superseded by a new stone building in 1901-02. It closed c1980, but the building was subsequently purchased in 1981 by the Roman Catholic authorities as a replacement for their older chapel nearby.
The large increase in population during the last few years rendered more church accommodation necessary, and, through the efforts of the present vicar; an iron church (St. Margaret's), capable of seating 1,000 persons, was erected, in which services are conducted by the Rev. G. W. Cole, B.A.

from Mannex's directory of Furness & Cartmel, 1882

Church Records

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Original registers
There were no separate registers for this church as it was a mission of St. Mary's

 

1295

Maps

The church was located at OS grid reference SD2340574145 (Lat/Lon 54.157389,-3.174448). You can see this on maps provided by:

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