The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Slough, Berkshire

Slough on Wikipedia.

Baptist Church on Windsor Road. SU 975 797. Howard Richter advises (from old maps) that in 1899 a small building stood on the site, set back further from the street than the present building, which was built before 1925. Martin Richter (2012). Link, which says that the fellowship was founded in 1894.

Chapel in the grounds of Upton Hospital. SU 977 795. Martin Richter (2012). This photo, taken by Judy Flynn a few years ago shows another hospital chapel. It still seems to be standing, at least it is visible on Google Earth. Judy Flynn.

This demolished Congregational Church stood on Church Street and Herschel Street. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link.

Jame Masjid Ghausia, on Diamond Road. Another view. SU 986 799. Both Mehmood Naqshbandi, and reproduced from his website Muslims in Britain.

Kingsway U.R.C., originally Congregational. Another view. SU 977 797. Both Martin Richter (2012). Link - which says that the church has had a building on the present site since 1853.

Ledgers Street Methodist Church. SU 969 796. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

New Testament Church of God (Pentecostal) on Herschel Street. Another view. Howard Richter advises that the building does not appear to have been built as a church - showing as "Instn." on maps from between the wars. SU 979 796. Both Martin Richter (2012). Link. This link implies that they have another building on Weekes Drive.

Our Lady Immaculate and St. Ethelbert (R.C., consecrated 1910). SU 977 800. Martin Richter (2011). Interior view, from an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. The church evidently has had a website, but it wouldn't work for me - you may have more luck - link. Link2. Link3 (windows).

St. Andrew's Methodist Church on The Grove. SU 981 795. Martin Richter (2012). Link1. Link2.

The former Chapel of St. Bernard's Convent (R.C.) on Langley Road, now serves as the chapel for St. Bernard's Catholic Grammar School. Interior view. Both from old postcards in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link.

St. John the Baptist (1978-9) on Stoke Poges Lane. The Welsh Congregational Church also holds services here. Another view. SU 974 817. Both Martin Richter (2012). Link1. Link2.

St. Mary on Church Street. SU 976 796. Marion Hall. Three further views - 1 (two separate images stitched together), 2, 3, all Martin Richter (2012). The spire is more recent than the church; its absence dates this postcard view to pre-1913. Link. Grade II* listed.

St. Mary the Virgin on St. Mary's Road, Langley Marish. TQ 0048 7954. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's collection. Another view, from Christopher Skottowe's collection, dated to 1938.  Link. Grade I listed.

St. Paul on Stoke Road. Interior view. SU 978 806. Both from old postcards in Judy Flynn's Collection. Link.

St. Peter at Chalvey. SU 966 796. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection.

St. Thomas, off Vicarage Way, Colnbrook. Interior view. TQ 027 772. Both from old postcards in Judy Flynn's Collection; the interior one unclearly postmarked 1907. Link.

Society of Friends Meeting House (Quakers) on Ragstone Road. Marion Hall. Link.

Trinity U.R.C. on Windsor Road. Their website says the church was founded in 1941, and it was Presbyterian before the merger in 1972. SU 974 795. Martin Richter (2012).






04 March 2023

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