St. Paulinus

In Manor Street, built 1893 and still in use.

Former Wesleyan Church

Further information about Roman Catholic Worship:

Meetings had to be licensed in the 18thC and early 19thC.

These licences can be found under Q/SB (i.e. Quarter Sessions for each year) -

Q/SB/1795

Rev. Daniel Gaffey licensed a former warehouse of Mr Smith in Mansion Row as a temporary Roman Catholic chapel in 1795. He was from London and together with Henry Redmond of Brompton had to swear an oath as ministers for 'professing the Popish religion'.

Q/SB/1799

Rev. Blinkitt of River Row, Brompton licensed a newly purpose-built chapel situated in a field to the back of Wood Street and opposite the Marine Garden for Roman Catholics in 1799.

(Information kindly provided by Catharina Clement)

 
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