The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Davyhulme, Greater Manchester

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Christ Church (1967) on Lostock Road. SJ 771 957. Mike Berrell. Interior view. As a plaque explains, the church bell is at least 400 years old, as it came from King's College, Cambridge, where it is known to have been rung from 1616. Both Mike Berrell (2015).

Davyhulme Wesley Methodist Church, on Brook Road. SJ 752 948. Mike Berrell (2008). A plaque attests to the previous church on Moorside Road, dating to 1779 (see final entry below). It also dates the present chapel to 1905. Another plaque records the laying of the foundation stones in 1904. Two interior views - 1, 2. All Mike Berrell (2015).

Our Lady of the Rosary and the English Martyrs (R.C.) on Davyhulme Road. SJ 763 957. Mike Berrell. Mike informs me (2015) that this church has now closed, and the building is now a Parish Centre.

The former St. Bartholomew (Presbyterian) on Barton Road, Lostock. In use from 1944 to 1960. Now used by a funeral directors. SJ 778 954. Mike Berrell.

St. Luke's Chapel in the Trafford General Hospital, Moorside Road. SJ 755 954. Mike Berrell.

St. Mary the Virgin on Davyhulme Road. Inscribed tablet. SJ 757 956. Both Mike Berrell. Two interior views - 1, 2; the list of vicars commences in 1890. All Mike Berrell (2015).

The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, which stood on Moorside Road (road is at SJ 751 951), and was in use from 1779 to 1905. This old photo is from "A History of the Parish of Flixton", by David Herbert Langton (1898), courtesy of Mike Berrell.





04 March 2023

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