Longney: Nonconformity

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A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 10, Westbury and Whitstone Hundreds. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1972.

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A room registered for protestant nonconformist worship in 1819 and a house registered in 1838 (fn. 1) were evidently for the Congregationalists or Independents (fn. 2) who built a chapel in 1839. (fn. 3) In 1851 there was no minister but the chapel drew congregations of up to 100. (fn. 4) The chapel, a building of red brick at Churchend, was regularly used in 1968.


  • 1. Hockaday Abs. cclxiv.
  • 2. Glos. R.O., PA 207/1, where the names William Sims and William Viner Ellis provide links with Mary Sims (1819) and Daniel Ellis (1838).
  • 3. Date on bldg.
  • 4. H.O. 129/337/1/1/2.