The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Portsmouth, Hampshire

Portsmouth on Wikipedia.

Churches in Portsea, Southsea (opens another page).

All Saints. Ian Thirlwell.

Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist (R.C.) on Edinburgh Road. Another view. Jim Parker (2009). Link1. Link2.

Cathedral Church of St. Thomas of Canterbury. Graeme Harvey. Two further views - 1, 2 - both Jim Parker (2009), and another, Chris KippinLink1. Link2.

Church in the grounds of Milton Hospital. Julie Brutnell.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Kingston Crescent. Jim Parker.

The "Crinoline Church", used by the Royal Marines before St. Andrew's (see below) was built, has an interesting history. From an old postcard (franked 1929) in Ian Thirlwell's Collection.

Immanuel Baptist Church on Victoria Road North. Jim Parker (2009). Link.

Jami Mosque on Victoria Road North. Jim Parker (2009). Link.

The John Pounds Memorial Unitarian Church on High Street. John Pounds, who is buried here, was the inspiration behind the "Ragged School" movement. Ian Thirlwell. Link.

Jubilee Church on Somers Road. Jim Parker (2009).

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Greetham Street. Jim Parker (2009).

Mile End Chapel on Old Commercial Road. Jim Parker.

Oasis Church on Arundel Street. Jim Parker (2009). Link.

St. Agatha on Market Way. Another view. Both Jim Parker (2009).

St. Andrew's Royal Marine Church at Eastney was dedicated in 1905. It was closed in 1973 and converted into flats. Ian Thirlwell.

St. Faith on Crasswell Street - a post-war rebuild on the site of a previous St. Faith. Jim Parker (2009). Link.

St. James at Milton, consecrated in 1913. Ian Thirlwell. Link. The previous church (1841) was built on the same site. Seen here in a postcard from Judy Flynn's Collection, it was previously in the "Unknown" section, and identified by Brian Curtis and Simon Davies. Proof of its identity can be seen in the Google Earth view of the present church, and comparing the pillars and wall with those in the postcard.

St. Luke on Greetham Road is also home to the Portsmouth Chinese Christian Church. Another view. Both Jim Parker (2009). Link.

St. Peter on Playfair Road. Jim Parker (2009). Link.

St. George, on St. George's Square. Jim Parker (2009). Another view. Ian Thirlwell. Link1. Link2.
St. Mary. Another view. SU 651 008. Both Ian Thirlwell. Another view,
Chris Kippin. Link.





21 June 2018

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