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Horrocks Rd Independent, Edgworth

Independent church,
Horrocks Rd,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1807 and closed in 1963.

The first chapel was known as Winder's chapel after John Winder an early (first?) minister.

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 themselves.

Church Records

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Original Registers


Copies of Original Registers



The church is located at OS grid reference SD7383916836 (Lat/Lon 53.647365,-2.397243). You can see this on maps provided by: