Newfoundland Street Calvinistic Chapel Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019Newfoundland Street was adopted about the year 1809 by a section of the congregation of the Tabernacle, where they considered Calvinism was insufficiently set forth. The first preacher was the extraordinary William Huntingdon, S.S. (i.e., “Sinner Saved”). Source: Arrowsmith’s Dictionary of Bristol. Edited by Henry J. Spear and J. W. …

Counterslip Baptist Chapel Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019Counterslip, Victoria street, is an ornate structure of recent date. The congregation that worship here formerly were at Counterslip, Bath St. Source: Arrowsmith’s Dictionary of Bristol. Edited by Henry J. Spear and J. W. Arrowsmith. Bristol 1884.

City Road Baptist Chapel Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019City 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 …

Buckingham Baptist Chapel Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019Buckingham (Richmond terrace, Clifton), a fine chaste Gothic structure, with rose window. Opened 2nd June, 1847; it cost £6,000. In point of architecture it is one of the finest Nonconformist places of worship in the city. Source: Arrowsmith’s Dictionary of Bristol. Edited by Henry J. Spear and J. W. Arrowsmith. …

Churches Destroyed Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019The following is a list of destroyed churches and chapels which have never been rebuilt, numbering 14 :- St. Ewen’s, which stood on the site of the Council-house, in Corn street, had its chancel end in Broad street. From the east window of this destroyed church Edward IV. witnessed the …

Quakers Arrowsmiths Dictionary of Bristol 1884

Last Updated on April 8, 2019Quakers. The history of the Bristol Quakers is one of peculiar interest. During the earlier days of their existence they suffered great persecutions, and the severity of the measures enforced against them is illustrated by the fact that in the year 1683 they were fined £16,440 for not attending the …