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Hope Independent, Oldham

Bower St,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1824. It is now closed. Marriages stopped on the 10th July 1970, prayers stopped on the 21st July 1970 and it has been demolished.

The Independent churches were ones in which each congregation was autonomous, upholding the principles of independence. In the 19th century they became known as Congregational.

In 1972 the Congregational church joined with the English Presbyterian church to become the United Reformed Church.

This site provides historical information about churches, other places of worship and cemeteries. It has no connection with the churches etc. themselves.

Church Records

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Original Registers


Copies of Original Registers



The church is located at OS grid reference SD9353605392 (Lat/Lon 53.545119,-2.099027). You can see this on maps provided by: