The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Bedford, Bedfordshire

Bedford on Wikipedia.


Bunyan Meeting on Mill Street. TL 051 498. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. According to the website, the church is Baptist and Congregational.

Chapel in Foster Hill Cemetery. TL 048 511. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

Convent of the Holy Ghost (interior). When the photo for the postcard was taken, this chapel stood in Bromham Road, but has since moved. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

Holy Trinity on Bromham Road and The Crescent. TL 042 501. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

St. Cuthbert on Mill Street. Interior view (posted 1909). It subsequently became a Polish Catholic Church and re-named as Sacred Heart of Jesus and St. Cuthbert. TL 052 498. Both from old postcards in Judy Flynn's Collection.

St. John, on St. John's Street. Chris Emms (2011).

The now-demolished St. Leonard on Victoria Road (interior view) replaced an earlier "tin tabernacle". From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

The former St. Mary, on St. Mary Street, redundant since 1975, and now used as offices. Chris Emms (2011). An old postcard view from Judy Flynn's Collection.

St. Paul. TL 049 496. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, Chris Emms (2011). An old postcard view of the interior, from Judy Flynn's Collection. Link. Grade I listed - link.

The demolished St. Paul's Wesleyan Church which stood on Harpur Street. It was closed in 1968. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link which has some useful history.

St. Peter de Merton. TL 051 501. From an old postcard (franked 1906) in Steve Bulman's Collection. Another old postcard (from Judy Flynn's Collection) shows the interior. Two modern views11 - 1, 2, both Martin Richter (2012). Link. Grade I listed - link. The graveyard has a statue of John Bunyan, which is Grade II listed - link. Martin Richter (2012).

The Holy Child and St. Joseph (R.C.) on Midland Road and Brereton Road. TL 045 497. Chris Emms (2011). Interior view, from an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. Judy advises that this church is also sometimes named as St. Joseph and the Holy Child.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Home

04 March 2016

Steve Bulman

Contact Details