READ in WHALLEY  ~ Formerly in the Parish of St.Mary, Whalley.

INDEX TO READ CHURCHES, CHAPELS & BURIAL GROUNDS

Bookmark Establishment and Location
 Church of England
 REA.CE.01 St.John the Evangelist, Church Lane
 Nonconformist
 REA.Bap.01 Baptist Chapel
 REA.Con.01 Congregational Chapel, East View
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For the history of Read-in-Whalley see -
  

Town / Index no :  Read - REA.CE.01
Map references :  OS SD 766348
Name :  St.John the Evangelist
Denomination :  Church of England
Address :  Church Lane, Read
 
Parish Registers at Lancashire Archives, listed in LANCAT online catalogue
  C 1886-1964                     B 1886-1957    + MIs
Local Sources for Copies of Parish Registers
  C 1896-1990, M 1886-1900, + Banns, at Nelson Library
  C 1896-1900                     B 1886-1900, Banns 1896-1900, at Burnley Library 
Graveyard
  Still in use .. also an area for the burial of ashes
Memorial Inscriptions
  Transcribed in 1981 .. about 250 headstones and 50 plaques for ashes 
Local Copies of Memorial Inscriptions
  Burnley, Colne and Nelson Libraries
Brief History
  1886 Church opened
  1992 Parish united with St.Peter, Simonstone (SIM.CE.01)
  see Burnley Library Newspaper Index - several reports
  see also 'A Centenary booklet of St.John the Evangelist, Read-in-Whalley - Except the Lord build' (1986)
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Town / Index no :  Read - REA.Bap.01
Map references :   -
Name :  Baptist Chapel
Denomination :  Baptist .. (particular)
Address :   -
 
Parish Registers at Lancashire Archives, listed in LANCAT online catalogue
  none
Local Sources for Copies of Parish Registers
  -
Graveyard
  none
Memorial Inscriptions
  -
Local Copies of Memorial Inscriptions
  -
Brief History
  1851 Religious Census = a separate building only used for worship
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Town / Index no :  Read - REA.Con.01
Map references :  OS SD 766345
Name :  Congregational Chapel
Denomination :  Congregational (United Reformed)
Address :  East View, Read
 
Parish Registers at Lancashire Archives, listed in LANCAT online catalogue
  none
Local Sources for Copies of Parish Registers
  -
Graveyard
  none
Memorial Inscriptions
  -
Local Copies of Memorial Inscriptions
  -
Brief History
  1885 Preaching room
  1888 Chapel opened
  see Burnley Library Newspaper Index for reports in 1885 & 1888
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LFHHS Pendle & Burnley Branch 2002