The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Dartford, Kent

Dartford on Wikipedia.

Brent Methodist Church, and the former Methodist Mission Chapel (opened 1906). TQ 553 738. Both Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3.

Cemetery Chapel, in the Watling Street Cemetery. Built ca. 1913. TQ 558 735. Dave Westrap. Link.

The now demolished Cemetery Chapel in the East Hill Cemetery. TQ 551 739. From an old postcard, franked in 1906. Link.

The former Christadelphian Ecclesia, now Amar Hall (secular). TQ 545 739. Dave Westrap.

Christchurch (CoE). The present building dates from 1963, but the parish was founded about 100 years ago. TQ 531 741. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3.

Dartford Methodist Church, formerly the Wesleyan Church. Dave Westrap. An old postcard view from about 1906/7. The church was opened in 1845, and subsequently extended in 1869 and 1910. TQ 540 741. Link.

Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, previously Primitive Methodist, which opened in 1874. TQ 548 738. Dave Westrap. Postcard from about 1908, when it was still PM. Link1. Link2.

Faithful Word Christian Fellowship at Hawley. Alan Taylor.

Guru Hargobind Sahib Gurdwara. TQ 538 739. Dave Westrap. Link.

Highfield Road Baptist Church. TQ 538 740. Dave Westrap. An old postcard view (from about 1908-9). The church opened in 1868. Link.

Holy Trinity has its origin in Saxon times, but now mostly dates from the 15th century, with later alterations. Another view. TQ 544 740. Both Dave Westrap. An old postcard view from 1904-5. Link1. Link2. Link3. Link4.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. TQ 566 734. Dave has advised that the church was re-built by November 2007, following its destruction in an arson attack earlier that year. Here is a news story about the fire. The re-built church in 2008. Both Dave Westrap.

The Redeemed Christian Church of God. previously Fulwich Hall, and originally a Free Evangelical Church. TQ 552 741. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3. Link4.

St. Alban (CoE), opened in 1902. TQ 549 741. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

St. Andrew (U.R.C.) dates from 1961. The former church (Dartford Presbyterian Church), now serves as the church hall, and was opened in 1910. TQ 555 737. Both Dave Westrap. Link.

St. Anselm (R.C.). TQ 533 742. Built in 1975 to succeed a church on another site (built in 1900). There is a photo of the original church on link3. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3.

St. Edmund (CoE). TQ 549 750. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

St. Vincent (R.C.). A difficult church to photograph, this photo is a composite. TQ 548 746. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

Salvation Army Citadel (opened in 1912). TQ 541 742. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

Temple Hill Baptist Church. TQ 552 750. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

The former U.R.C. and Congregational Church (now Church Court, residences) opened as a Congregational Church in 1882. TQ 538 741. Dave Westrap. This old postcard shows the building as it was in about 1905. Link.

The former West Hill Hospital Chapel, shortly after an arson attack. Redevelopment plans include future use as a nursery. TQ 537 742. Dave Westrap.

Zion Strict Baptist Chapel, which was founded in 1794. TQ 538 741. Dave Westrap. Link.




15 February 2018

Steve Bulman

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