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Ashton Hill Lane Independent, Droylsden

Independent church,
Ashton Hill Lane,


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

The churchwas founded in 1969 by 15 members of a Congregational Church that had decided to become part of the recently formed United Reformed Church.

The URC proposed a statement of faith that questioned the inerrancy of scripture, so compelling the 15 members to resign. For some time the 15 met in homes where three of the members preached and led Sunday services. It was then decided that we should covenant together as a continuing Congregational Church with Mr E. B. Greenald, B.D. leading the church as part-time pastor.

After some weeks we were contacted by a local Temperance Society with an offer to take over their building. After four years we were able to call Rev E. B. Greenald as full-time pastor in the church. Mr Greenald stayed with us until 1969. Rev Bryan Jones served the church from 1978-1981 and the Rev Gwynne Evans, 1984-1999.

The church are members of Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches.

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Church Records


The church is located at OS grid reference SJ9052097875 (Lat/Lon 53.477506,-2.144313). You can see this on maps provided by: