Belgrave Meeting House, Darwen- Independent

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Belgrave Meeting House,
Bolton Rd,


The church has/had a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded in 1806.

Townsend Chapel was built by Rev Henry Townsend in 1806 when he resigned from Pole Lane Chapel. Pole Lane Chapel and Townsend Chapel joined congregations and became Ebenezer Chapel. This Chapel closed in 1840 when the congregation became too large and Belgrave Meeting House was built and was opened for public worship on October 21st 1847.

This Church was opened for public worship on October 21st 1847. It closed in the mid 1970s due to the roof becoming dangerous. In the 1990's it was converted into apartments.



Church Records

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Register Transcripts



The church was located at OS grid reference SD6920622075 (Lat/Lon 53.694200,-2.467850). You can see this on maps provided by:

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