The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

Middlesbrough on Wikipedia.

Roman Catholic Diocesan of Middlesbrough on Wikipedia.

Acklam Cemetery Chapel (multi-denominational), on Acklam Road, serves as Chapel of Remembrance for Teeside Crematorium and Acklam Cemetery. NZ 491 159. Ken Roddam.

All Saints on Linthorpe Road. Colin Coates. Link.

Cannon Park Congregational Church on Union Street. Another view. Howard Richter's researches have revealed that this church first shows on maps dated 1983-90. The former minister of the Cannon Park church (Geoff Sherman) has advised that it was successor to Cannon Street Congregational Church, in 1974. See also the next entry. NZ 489 199. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2 (scroll down and click on "Cannon Park Congregational Church".

Cannon Street Congregational Church was a mission from Linthorpe Road Congregational Church. Originally meeting above a baker's shop on West Street, the church was opened in 1873, and demolished in 1974. Interior view - note the stained glass window at left; this was transferred to the successor church (see Cannon Park Congregational, above). A modern colour photo of the same window can be seen on the second link provided for the previous entry. The church stood at circa NZ 4880 2034. Both from Geoff Sherman's Collection, who also provided much factual information. Another view, by kind permission of the church archivist

The Cleveland Scientific Institute has a churchy look about it. Can you confirm?? Many thanks to Leanne Pike for advising that this was built as a Methodist New Connexion Chapel in 1882, and was later known as the Zion Methodist Church. It became the forerunner of the Cleveland Scientific Institute in 1926. And Kaye Robinson has advised that it was demolished 27th June 2006. Martin Briscoe.

Sacred Heart Church (R.C.) at Linthorpe. Two interior views - 1, 2. All Mike Forbester. Link.

St. Alphonsus (R.C.) at North Ormesby. Interior view. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

St. Columba on Wilson Street is Grade II listed. The Greek Orthodox Community of the Annunciation also meet here. Another view. NZ 491 206. Both Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2. Link3.

The former St. Cuthbert on Newport Road, Newport, has been converted into a sports and leisure centre, and is Grade II listed. Built 1897-1902, closed 1977. NZ 481 196. Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.

St. Francis of Assisi (R.C., circa 1934) on Acklam Road and Levick Crescent. Another view, and the entrance. NZ 478 177. All Martin Richter (2011). Link1. Link2.

St. Helen at Eston (or at least, it used to be!). It has been dismantled and re-erected at Beamish in Co. Durham - see news story.

St. John the Evangelist. Martin Briscoe.

St. Martin of Tours on Acklam Road. NZ 478 181. Martin Richter (2011). Church website (not working when I tried it). Howard Richter advises that it refers to St. Martin's being linked with St. Cuthbert - this isn't the St. Cuthbert in Newport, listed above. Link.

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral at Coulby Newham. Interior view. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

Trinity Methodist Church on Acklam Road. Another view. NZ 478 179. Martin Richter (2011). Link.

Unitarian Chapel, This, and many other old engravings on this website, are reproduced from the downloadable books on the Unitarian Church Headquarters website here. The books are Pictures of Unitarian Churches by Emily Sharpe (1901) and the 1914 edition of Nonconformist Church Architecture by Ronald P. Jones M.A, (Oxon), and the images are reproduced by kind permission of James Barry of Unitarian Church Headquarters. My appreciation also to Mike Berrell for his efforts in this regard.







13 October 2023

Steve Bulman

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