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Church of England

  1. St Mary the Virgin, Cathedral Close, Blackburn, BB1 5AA
    St Mary the Virgin is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683279
    Founded: 596
    Parish Church, now the Cathedral

  2. All Saints, Bolton Road, Nova Scotia, Blackburn, BB2 3QW
    All Saints is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681273
    Founded: 1872 Closed: 1991

  3. Christ Church, Mosley Street, Grimshaw Park, Blackburn, BB2 3SU
    Christ Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 684271
    Founded: 1859
    The old church was demolished in 1972 and was replaced by a new building which opened in 1994.

  4. Eccles Row, Eccles Row, Park Place, Blackburn, BB1 1EF
    Eccles Row is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 686272
    Founded: 1899
    Closed 1906 and subsequently reopened

  5. Holy Trinity, Mount Pleasant, Daisyfield, Blackburn, BB1 5DQ
    Holy Trinity is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 687283
    Founded: 1846 Closed: 1979
    Foundation stone laid Jan 1837 and opened on 11th Jan 1846. Consecrated on 12th July 1846
    Church closed 1979, no longer in use but building remains under Church Trust, grade 2 listed in 1981

  6. Kemp St Mission, Kemp Street, Grimshaw Park, Blackburn, BB2 3AN
    Kemp St Mission is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 685268
    Founded: 1895 Closed: 1925

  7. St Barnabas, Addison Street, Blackburn, BB2 1JA
    St Barnabas is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 673280
    Founded: 1876
    Old church demolished 1981 due to dry rot
    Church re-established 1988 in old Co-op building on Johnston Street

  8. St James, St James Road, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 8EP
    St James is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 680292
    Founded: 1789

  9. St John the Evangelist, Victoria Street, Blackburn, BB1 6DW
    St John the Evangelist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683283
    Founded: 1789
    Built 1788 by subscription as Chapel of Ease to Parish Church
    Consecrated 31st July 1789
    Parish formed in 1847
    Services ended 1975
    Owned by council and grade 2 listed in 1951

  10. St Luke with St Philip, Bank Top, Blackburn, BB2 2LX
    St Luke with St Philip is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 673274
    Founded: 1859

  11. St Matthew, Cambridge Street, Higher Audley, Blackburn, BB1 1ES
    St Matthew is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688277
    Founded: 1886 Closed: 1999

  12. St Michael, Daisy Lane, Blackburn, BB1 5HB
    St Michael is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 690287
    Founded: 1844 Closed: ?
    Building bought in 1839 (previously a Wesleyan Church) and opened in 1844.
    Replaced by St Michael and All Angels in 1869
    Building stood until at least mid 1950s, used by other United Methodists

  13. St Michael and All Angels, Whalley New Road, Daisyfield, Blackburn, BB1 6WG
    St Michael and All Angels is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688289
    Founded: 1869 Closed: 1981
    Built around 1869 replacing St Michael's Church
    Closed 1981, demolished 1986

  14. St Michael and All Angels Worship Centre, Palm Street , Daisyfield, Blackburn, BB1 6JQ
    St Michael and All Angels Worship Centre is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 689290

  15. St Paul, St Paul's Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LH
    St Paul is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 677282
    Founded: 1792 Closed: 1954

  16. St Peter, St Peter Street, Blackburn, BB2 2AL
    St Peter is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 680277
    Founded: 1821 Closed: 1976
    Graveyard still exists

  17. St Thomas, Lambeth Street, Copy Nook, Blackburn, BB1 1LD
    St Thomas is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 694280
    Founded: 1865 Closed: 1977
    Building demolished
    WW1 memorial moved to grounds of St Jude, Accrington Rd.

Roman Catholic

  1. St Alban, Whalley New Rd, Lark Hill, Blackburn, BB1 6JS
    St Alban is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688286
    Founded: 1777
    See the Church website

  2. Good Shepherd, Earl Street, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 8EW
    Good Shepherd is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681291
    Founded: 1967
    Linked to St Alban

  3. St Anne, Princes Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LW
    St Anne is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678279
    Founded: 1849

  4. St Joseph, Mary Street, Audley Range, Blackburn, BB1 1JP
    St Joseph is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 694278
    Founded: before 1877
    Old church closed in 1977 and was demolished in 1981
    New building was constructed on nearby site

  5. St Mary, Islington, Blackburn, BB2 2LN
    St Mary is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681275
    Founded: 1859 Closed: 1987
    Demolished

Apostolic

  1. Randal St Apostolic, Randal Street, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 7EP
    Randal St Apostolic is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681285
    Founded: before 1956 Closed: ?
    No longer in use and building demolished

Baptist

  1. Islington Particular Baptist Chapel, Islington, Blackburn, BB2 2AB
    Islington Particular Baptist Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681275
    Founded: 1760 Closed: ?
    Meeting house opened 29th May 1765
    New Church built 1930
    No longer in use but used as a warehouse.

  2. Montague St Baptist, Montague Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LH
    Montague St Baptist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 677280
    Founded: 1842 Closed: ?
    Church was rebuilt in 1910
    Building demolished

Christadelphian

  1. Daisy Lane Christadelphian, Daisy Lane, Blackburn, BB1 5HB
    Daisy Lane Christadelphian is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 689287

Christian Brethren

  1. Anvil St Christian Brethren, Anvil Street, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 6DS
    Anvil St Christian Brethren is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683285
    Founded: 1895 Closed: ?

Congregational

  1. Audley Range Congregational, Audley Range, Blackburn, BB1 1SX
    Audley Range Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 693276
    Founded: 1877 Closed: 1988
    Building demolished

  2. Furthergate Congregational, Artillery Street, Furthergate, Blackburn, BB1 3DW
    Furthergate Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 696282
    Founded: 1895 Closed: ?
    In 1972 joined English Presbyterian to form URC

  3. James St Congregational, James Street, Blackburn, BB1 6AR
    James St Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681284
    Founded: 1840
    In 1972 joined English Presbyterian to form URC

  4. Montague St Congregational, Montague Street, Blackburn, BB2 1EH
    Montague St Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 675283
    Founded: 1820

  5. Park Road Congregational, Park Road, Grimshaw Park, Blackburn, BB2 3PX
    Park Road Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683274
    Founded: 1852 Closed: ?

Independent

  1. Chapel St Independent, Chapel Street, Blackburn, BB2 2EF
    Chapel St Independent is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678277
    Founded: 1777 Closed: 1975
    Only the spire remains

Jewish

  1. Paradise Lane Jewish, Paradise Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LX
    Paradise Lane Jewish is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 680279
    Founded: 1895

Latter Day Saints

  1. Lambeth St Latter Day Saints, Lambeth Street, Blackburn, BB2 1DB
    Lambeth St Latter Day Saints is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678284
    Building demolished

Methodist

  1. Eccles St Primitive Methodist, Eccles Street, Nova Scotia, Blackburn, BB2 3QN
    Eccles St Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681271
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  2. Grimshaw Park Primitive Methodist, Mosley Street, Towns Moor, Blackburn, BB2 3SG
    Grimshaw Park Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681267
    Founded: 1872 Closed: ?

  3. Haslingden Road Wesleyan Chapel, Haslingden Road, Grimshaw Park, Blackburn, BB2 3HW
    Haslingden Road Wesleyan Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688269
    Founded: 1885 Closed: ?
    Half demolished and converted to a house.

  4. Rechabite Hall, Cable Street, Blackburn, BB1 6AR
    Rechabite Hall is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683283

  5. Regent St Methodist, Regent Street, Blackburn, BB1 6LF
    Regent St Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 684284
    Founded: about 1852 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  6. Russel St Christian Meeting House, Russel Street, Towns Moor, Blackburn, BB2 3QP
    Russel St Christian Meeting House is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 682273
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?

  7. Salisbury St Primitive Methodist, Salisbury Street, Daisyfield, Blackburn, BB1 5LH
    Salisbury St Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 691285
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  8. St Paul, Higher Audley Street, Blackburn, BB1 1DH
    St Paul is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688275
    Registered for Solemnising marriages from 2nd May 1978.

New Jerusalem

  1. Anvil St New Jerusalem, Anvil Street, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 6AY
    Anvil St New Jerusalem is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 684284
    Founded: 1894 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

Pentecostal

  1. Park Road Elim Pentecostal, Park Road, Towns Moor, Blackburn, BB2 3DJ
    Park Road Elim Pentecostal is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 684273
    Founded: 1920s

Presbyterian

  1. Mount St Presbyterian Chapel, Mount Street, Blackburn, BB1 5BE
    Mount St Presbyterian Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 686280
    Founded: 1810 Closed: 1964
    Building demolished

  2. St George, Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 1DB
    St George is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678284
    Founded: before 1811 Closed: 1974
    United with Shear Brow Congregational, Four Lane Ends to become Revidge Fold United Reformed Church

  3. Whalley Range Presbyterian, Whalley Range, Bastwell, Blackburn, BB1 6NG
    Whalley Range Presbyterian is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 687291
    Founded: 1900 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

Primitive Methodist

  1. Ebenezer Primitive Methodist, Montague Street, Blackburn
    Ebenezer Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 688281
    Founded: about 1820
    Formed about 1820 with a meeting room in Eanam
    Moved to a chapel in Montague Street, opened 1837

  2. Oxford St Primitive Methodist, Oxford Street, Higher Audley, Blackburn, BB1 1HN
    Oxford St Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 689278
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  3. Zion Primitive Methodist, Montague Street, Blackburn, BB2 1NF
    Zion Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678279
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

Society of Friends (Quaker)

  1. Friends Meeting House, Paradise Lane, Blackburn, BB2 1LY
    Friends Meeting House is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 679280
    Founded: 1793
    Present building built 1824

Spiritualist

  1. Freckleton St Spiritualist Church, Freckleton Street, Blackburn, BB2 2AL
    Freckleton St Spiritualist Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 680276
    Closed: 1901
    Originally a school converted to church between 1848 and 1893
    Closed when new temple built and converted to secular use.

  2. Princes St Spiritualist, Princes Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LS
    Princes St Spiritualist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 678279
    Founded: 2014
    Foundation stone laid in 2013

  3. St Peter St Spiritualist, St Peter Street, Blackburn, BB2 2HH
    St Peter St Spiritualist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681278
    Founded: 1901 Closed: 2014

United Methodist

  1. Derby St United Methodist Free Church, Derby Street, Cob Wall, Blackburn, BB1 5HR
    Derby St United Methodist Free Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 691288
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  2. Fielden St United Methodist, Fielden Street, Blackburn, BB2 1LQ
    Fielden St United Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 679280
    Founded: 1889 Closed: 1971

  3. Paradise Lane United Methodist, Paradise Lane, Blackburn, BB2 1LQ
    Paradise Lane United Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 679280
    Founded: before 1837
    Old church demolished and new building on the same site

Wesleyan Methodist

  1. Altom St Wesleyan Methodist, Altom Street, Brookhouse, Blackburn, BB1 7LH
    Altom St Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683286
    Founded: 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  2. Clayton St Chapel, Clayton Street, Blackburn, BB2 2ED
    Clayton St Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681279
    Founded: before 1784

  3. Harrison St Wesleyan Methodist, Harrison Street, Blackburn, BB2 2JN
    Harrison St Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 677275
    Founded: 1879 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  4. Harwood St Wesleyan Methodist, Harwood Street, Furthergate, Blackburn, BB1 3HD
    Harwood St Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 696283
    Founded: before 1895 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  5. Kendal St Wesleyan Methodist, Kendal Street, Blackburn, BB1 8DA
    Kendal St Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 679286
    Founded: 1874 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

  6. Trinity Wesleyan Methodist, Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6BF
    Trinity Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 674284
    Founded: 1878 Closed: ?
    Building demolished

Other

  1. Bethesda Chapel, Shakespeare Way, Bank Top, Blackburn, BB2 1XL
    Bethesda Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 674274

  2. The Beacon Centre Community Church, Mill Lane, Blackburn, BB2 2AU
    The Beacon Centre Community Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 682278

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