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Bethlehem Unitarian, Newchurch in Rossendale

Newchurch in Rossendale


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1806. It is now closed, but we do not know the date of closure .

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.

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Church Records

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Original Registers


Copies of Original Registers



The church is located at OS grid reference SD8353322410 (Lat/Lon 53.697862,-2.250892). You can see this on maps provided by: