St John, Lancaster - Church of England

Church picture

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St John,
Chapel St, Green Ayre,

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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



Church Records

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Original Registers


Copies of Bishop's Transcripts


Register Transcripts



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

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