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Walsall St Mark

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St Mark's church, Butts Road, was erected in 1871, and was a structure in brick, in the Gothic style.

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Church History

St Mark's church, in Butts Road, built to the design of Robert Griffiths of Stafford in 1871 was a building of red brick, with blue brick dressings, in the Gothic style, consisting of a sanctuary, nave and north organ chamber. A west vestry was added in 1949.  
The church was originally built as a chapelry to St Michael, Rushall. The parish of St Mark, Walsall was formed in 1925 from parts of Saints George, Paul & Peter, Walsall, and St Michael, Rushall.  
The living was a vicarage, in the gift of the Bishop of Lichfield. 
The parish was abolished in 1973 and the church was subsequently demolished.

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Church Records

Church of England Registers 
The registers of St Mark, Butts Road, Walsall commence in 1898. The original registers for the period 1898-1973 (Bapts) & 1926-1971 (Mar) are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office. 
A microfilm copy of some of the registers is held at Walsall Local History Centre. 

Nonconformist Church Registers 
Records of Nonconformist churches in Walsall can be found on the Walsall page.

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