St Joseph, Liverpool- Roman Catholic

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Original church building



St Joseph,
Grosvenor Street,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1845. It is now closed, and was demolished in 1979.

In January 1870 there was terrible disaster when 15 people were trampled to death. In March 1876 the roof of the original building collapsed, and the church was subsequently rebuilt.

There is a description of life in the parish.




The church was located at OS grid reference SJ3494891416 (Lat/Lon 53.415512,-2.980228). You can see this on maps provided by:

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