Places of Worship in Watford in 1908


List from Kelly's Directory for Hertfordshire, 1908

[Further pictures to be added]

Church of England

St Mary's Church (Ancient Parish Church) watford-st-mary-01 Watford Church
Valentine Series No 34320
photographed 1900

St Andrew's Church, Church Road. New Watford  (District assigned 1858)

watford-church-road-1912 Church Road, Watford
Clarendon Series
 A 05091
PU 1912
St James' Chapel of Ease, Watford Fields    
St John's Church, Sutton Road (consecrated July 1893) watford-st-john-interior-coles S. John's, Watford
Coles, Watford
PU 1911
St Michael's & All Angels, Durham Road (temporary church dedicated 1905, current church built 1913)

St Michael's Church, Watford
C W Loosley (RA)
PU 1919
St Mathew, Oxhey (built in 1880) oxhey-church-interior-whs Oxhey Church, Watford
Aldwych Series of WHS

Oxhey Chapel, Oxhey (rebuilt in 1612)



Christ Church, St Albans Road (Chapel of Ease to St Andrew's) (consecrated 1905)

St George's (temporary) (chapel of ease to St Andrew's)    
Mission Church (in connection with St Michael and All Angels), Holywell Road    

Other Denominations

Catholic, Holy Rood, Market Street (Completed 1895)

Holy Rood Church, Watford

The web site for Holy Rood Church includes a very detailed history

Baptist, Beechen Grove (Founded 1707, present building opened 1878)    
Baptist (Strict) (Tabernacle), Derby Road (erected 1868)    
Baptist Chapel, Leavesden Road (Callowland) (erected 1895)    
Baptist (Strict) (Zion), Queen's Road (erected in 1887)    
Congregational, St John's Road (erected in 1902)    
St Stephen's, Presbyterian, Clarendon Road (Church of Scotland) (temporary iron building)    
Primitive Methodist, Queen's Road    
Primitive Methodist, St Albans Road (erected 1898)    

Primitive Methodist, Mission Room, Whippendell Road

Wesleyan Chapel, Queen's Road (erected 1880)  
Wesleyan Methodist Mission Chapel, Banbury Street (erected 1893)    
Central Mission Hall, Loates Lane    

Plymouth Brethren, Estcourt Road

Plymouth Bretheren Mission Room, 43 Cardiff  Road    
Salvation Army Barracks, St Mary's Road    
Watford Town Mission Hall, Langley Road    
Labour Church, Durbam Road East    



Watford Cemetery
B & D Kromo 21894
PU 1912

The Cemetery, formed in 1858, is 14 acres in extent and has two mortuary chapels; it is under the control of a burial board of 9 members, five of whom are appointed by the Urban District Council and four by the Watford Rural Parish Council.

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