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St Paul Methodist, Shaw

St Paul,
Rochdale Rd,


The church had a graveyard. There are some graves at St Pauls the area in front of the old chapel inside the walled area have grave stones laid flat.It is understood there are a few under the car park tarmac

Church History

It was founded in 1863. The building shown is derelict inside but a listed building which causes great problems to the congregation. The building behind is what was the Methodist primary day school until the 70's and now houses the Church. The smaller building attached was the Mens Institute built as a Memorial to those lost in the First World War, now leased as a nursery.

Church Records

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A copy of the Baptism register is in Shaw library.

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The church is located at OS grid reference SD9383509093 (Lat/Lon 53.578389,-2.094589). You can see this on maps provided by: