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Brookfield Church Unitarian, Gorton

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Brookfield Church,
Hyde Road,
Gorton
Lancashire

Cemeteries

The Monumental Inscriptions in the graveyard were recorded in the Owen Manuscripts (copies held at Lancashire Record Office).

Church History

It was founded in 1570 and was known at first as Gorton Chapel after a new building was erected in 1871.

A picture taken by Ian Rhodes.

Unitarians believe in the Unity or unipersonality of God, as opposed to the doctrine of the Trinity - hence the name 'Unitarian'. Unitarianism only became legal in 1813 but was particularly influential in the 19th century.

Church Records

Manchester Archives and Local Studies, Manchester Central Library, hold:
  • Baptisms 1732-1881
  • Marriages 1864-1881
  • Burials 1785-1881

Maps

It is located at SJ8889095890 (Lat/Lon 53.459640,-2.168793). You can see this on maps provided by: