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St John Church of England, Lancaster

St John,
Chapel St, Green Ayre,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1755 and closed in 1981.
St. John's Church, Green Ayre, is a neat stone edifice, erected in 1755, surmounted by a spire added in 1784, the gift of Thomas Bowes, Esq. The population of the district assigned to the church is about 1,825. The living is a vicarage, value £200, in the gift of the Vicar of Lancaster, and held by the Rev. J. L. Gamble, M.A. In 1757 the living was augmented with £800, of which £400 was obtained from Queen Anne's bounty.

from Bulmer's History and Directory of Lancaster & District, 1912

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Church Records

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Original Registers


Copies of Bishop's Transcripts


Register Transcripts



The church is located at OS grid reference SD4778161901 (Lat/Lon 54.050416,-2.799093). You can see this on maps provided by: