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The Friday Photo: Christchurch Passage

Posted December 6th, 2013 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

20131206-202644.jpgChristchurch Passage, that runs from Waterloo Street to New Street along side Victoria Square, is the only clue that a church existed there. Christchurch was opened in 1805 and was built to cater for the ever expanding population in the city. Church pews were owned or rented in general which made it hard for those who were less well off to attend church. Christchurch was known as a free church, anyone could worship there. However, as the city became more industrialised and people moved further out of the city centre, the congregation dwindled. In 1897 the church was closed and knocked down in 1899.

One Response to “The Friday Photo: Christchurch Passage”

  1. Tracey Thorne December 7, 2013

    Clare that is fab just what Friday photo is about isn’t it the everyday we don’t know about? I didn’t know that was there fab Friday photo


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