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St Paul

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District:
Leeds
Religion:
Church of England
Consecrated:
created 1814 (1)
Map:

Park Square, Leeds

Leeds Plans 1889/90 Sheet CCXVIII.1.25 (2)

Connecting Churches:
Leeds St Peter, Holy Trinty (1)
Status:
Demolished 1905
Architect & Building:

Erected 1793 (1)

St Paul's Church was built between 1791-1794 to provide a place of worship for the residents of the Park Estate. It had seating for over 1000, but all the pews were reserved and a rent of 16)-a year (80p) had to be paid, the site had been given by Christopher Wilson, then the Bishop of Bristol. The cost of the building £10,000 was met by Miles Atkinson, the first minister. The architect was W Johnson, the church was consecreted in 1793. It was demolished in 1905, when the residents had moved from an increasingly busy city centre to the quieter suburbs. (3)

St Paul's Church, Park Sqaure, Leeds. (Photograph Copyright www.Leodis.net (3)
Records:
Christenings Marriages Where held
1851-1905 1851-1905 WYAS/L (1)
  Bishop Transcripts CMB 1813-31 BHIR: CB 1851-1903 (WYAS/L) Cop B 1796-1865 (Ptd Thoresby Soc 15:1909) B 1796-1850 (I, Leeds Lib) Noted in 1831 "One Book Burial 1796-1812 no Registers of Bap or Marriage" (1)
Notes:
Parish was created in 1814 from Leeds St Peter , United 1901 with Leeds Holy Trinity (1)
Bibliography:

1. Wilcox, A (M.A.M.Phil. F.R.S.A.) (1998) National Index of Parish Registers Volume II Part 3. Yorkshire West Riding, London:Society Of Genealogists

2. Leeds Indexers, 'Plans of Leeds (1889/90)', LDX-MP-0002, 2003

3. Information obtained from the Leodis Website. Photograph (Subject ID : 2002109_9177798 ) reproduced with kind permission of www.leodis.net. The image and associated data forms a part of the Leeds Library & Information Services Local Studies Collection and are held in copyright of the Leeds Library & Information Services. Photographs may be purchased directly from the Leodis site.

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