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St Anthony Roman Catholic, Askam in Furness

St Anthony,
Crossley St,
Askam in Furness


The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1956 and closed in November 2009. Built as a Christian Meeting House (Church of Christ) in 1907 at a cost of £350, it became a Roman Catholic church in 1956. Askam Roman Catholics had originally begun holding services in the Board School in 1896, being served by priests from Dalton [Victoria County History of Lancashire volume viii].

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Church Records


The church is located at OS grid reference SD2133277750 (Lat/Lon 54.189468,-3.207128). You can see this on maps provided by:

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