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HALIFAX: Halifax-Park Church Congregational Church History up to 1868.

HALIFAX-PARK CHURCH. (CONGREGATIONAL.)

The need of enlarged accommodation for the increasing population of Halifax, prompted the three Independent congregations (1864) to build, by an united effort, a new chapel near to the People's Park, Sir F. Crossley generously contributing 1,000 towards its erection, and laying in 1867 the foundation-stone of the building. It is intended to seat nearly 1,000 persons. Its style will be the early geometrical Gothic. The cost will be about £9,000, exclusive of school-rooms to be added hereafter. It is not yet opened for public worship.

Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2014
from the Appendix to
Congregationalism in Yorkshire
by James C. Miall, 1868.