City Road Baptist Chapel Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

City Road was opened on the 11th September, 1861, the first discourse being preached by the Rev. C. H. Spurgeon. The cost, including schoolroom, &c., was £5,000. The congregation formerly worshipped in the Pithay Chapel, the oldest in the city (built 1650, rebuilt 1719), now converted into a portion of Messrs. Fry’s factory.

Source: Arrowsmith’s Dictionary of Bristol. Edited by Henry J. Spear and J. W. Arrowsmith. Bristol 1884.

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