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Church of England

  1. St Ambrose, Halton View Road, Widnes, WA8 0QB
    St Ambrose is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 526864
    Founded: 1883
    Opened in 1881 but not consecrated until 1883 when the debts had been cleared.
    See the Church website

  2. St Paul, Victoria Square, Widnes, WA8 7QU
    St Paul is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 513853
    Founded: 1884
    See the Church website

Roman Catholic

  1. St Marie, Lugsdale Road, Widnes, WA8 6DB
    St Marie is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 517853
    Founded: 1862 Closed: 2007
    The building closed in 2007, but services continue in the school hall.
    See the Church website

  2. St John Fisher, 55 Moorfield Road, Widnes, WA8 3JA
    St John Fisher is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 529867
    Founded: 1951

  3. St Raphael the Archangel, Liverpool Road, Widnes, WA8 7ER
    St Raphael the Archangel is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 506861
    Founded: 1959

Baptist

  1. Widnes Baptist Church, Deacon Road, Widnes, WA8 6EA
    Widnes Baptist Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 517861
    Founded: 1890
    See the Church website

Congregational

  1. Milton Road Congregational, Simms Cross, Widnes, WA8 6NS
    Milton Road Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 515856
    Founded: 1873 Closed: 1970

  2. Moor Lane Welsh Congregational, Moor Lane, Widnes, WA8 7AP
    Moor Lane Welsh Congregational is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 510852
    Founded: 1878 Closed: ?

Jehovah's Witnesses

  1. Kingdom Hall, Moorfield Road, Widnes, WA8 3HL
    Kingdom Hall is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 529871

Pentecostal

  1. Foundry Evangelical Church, Lugsdale Road, Widnes, WA8 6DA
    Foundry Evangelical Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 517854
    Founded: 1949
    Formerly Foundry Pentecostal Church, founded 1949.
    The church moved to a new building on the present site in the early 1980s.
    See the Church website

Methodist

  1. Frederick Street Primitive Methodist, Frederick Street, Widnes, WA8 6PF
    Frederick Street Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 515858
    Founded: 1880 Closed: 1980
    Achapel was built in nearby Prince's St in 1880, and was replaced by a new building in Frederick Street in 1905.
    Foundation stones were laid in 1904, and the church opened on 26 Jan 1905.
    It is now demolished.

Spiritualist

  1. Widnes Spiritualist Church, Lacey Street, Widnes, WA8 7SQ
    Widnes Spiritualist Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 513851
    Formerly Zion Welsh Wesleyan
    See the Church website

Methodist

  1. Moss Bank Chapel, Gratton Street (off Moss Street), Widnes, WA8 0RE
    Moss Bank Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 527854
    Founded: 1862
    Referred to in the registers as Widnes Dock Chapel

  2. Victoria Road Wesleyan Methodist, Victoria Road, Widnes, WA8 7JP
    Victoria Road Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 510855
    Founded: 1864 Closed: before 1957
    This building later became the Queens Hall; it was demolished in 2011-2012

  3. Albert Road Wesleyan Methodist, Albert Road, Widnes, WA8 6NA
    Albert Road Wesleyan Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 521863
    Founded: 1874 Closed: 1901
    The chapel was built in 1874, and an extension was added in 1889.
    The main building was damaged by fire in 1901, but services were able to continue in the extension.
    This church was replaced in 1905 by the Wesley Church (now Trinity Methodist / URC)

  4. The Tabernacle (Iron chapel), Albert Road, Widnes, WA8 6LB
    The Tabernacle (Iron chapel) is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 518861
    Founded: 1896 Closed: c1955
    Known locally as the 'Tin Tab', it was founded around 1892 and seated 500 people.

Methodist / URC

  1. Trinity Methodist/URC (formerly Wesley Church), 2 Peelhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 6TJ
    Trinity Methodist/URC (formerly Wesley Church) is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 520863
    Founded: 1905
    The Wesley Church was built in 1905 to replace Albert Road Wesleyan which had been destroyed by fire.
    The old building was closed in 1984 and demolished.
    In 1992 it was replaced by Trinity Methodist / URC church on the same site.
    See the Church website

Other

  1. Gospel Hall, Peelhouse Lane, Widnes, WA8 6TN
    Gospel Hall is located at OS Grid Reference - SJ 519865

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