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General Baptist Chapel, Queensbury
A chapel was built here in 1773.

It opened on 29th September 1773.

Rev John Taylor was ordained the next day and became Minister.

The present chapel was built in 1823.

It was enlarged in 1853.

See General Baptist Chapel, Queensbury Graveyard and Queenshead

General Baptist Chapel, Queensbury: Graveyard
The burial ground of General Baptist Chapel, Queensbury

Some of the monumental inscriptions in the graveyard are shown in the CD entitled Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #4

General Cemetery, Halifax

Gibbet Road Primitive Methodist Church, Halifax
Recorded in 1873.

In 1884, Rev Edgar Ball preached his first sermon at the Church

Gibbet Street Chapel of Rest, Halifax

Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Mytholmroyd
Royal Fold. It stands on the site of two rows of 18th/19th century cottages. Opened in 1991 and replaced St Peter & St Paul's Catholic Church, Mytholmroyd, St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church, Hebden Bridge and St Walburga's Catholic Church, Luddendenfoot.

The organ by Laycock & Bannister was moved here from St Joseph's Church, Paisley. Details can be found in the National Pipe Organ Register.

 
Subsequent Ministers at the Chapel have included


 

Good Shepherd Mission Church, Halifax
Recorded in 1905 at Lister Street, Winding Road.

In August 1936, the Ministry of Transport issued a compulsory purchase order on the Church for extensions to the Electricity Works

Gorple Mission
On 23rd June 1928, a mission hut was opened to serve those working on the construction of the Gorple Reservoirs

Goshen Salvation Army Citadel, Todmorden

The Gospel Hall, Todmorden
Vale Street. Recorded on 25th January 1908, when newspapers reported the
Opening of a new preaching place in Vale Street, Todmorden, styled The Gospel Hall, being the outcome of Tent Services conducted in Holme field by the Yorkshire Brethren

Gospel Mission Church, Brighouse
Hangram Street. Opened around 1905.

Closed in 19??

Grace Baptist Church, Pellon
Roils Head Road. Established around 2005 at Pellon Community Centre by a group from Pellon Baptist Church.

See Rev Ray Biddiss

Grace Hill Baptist Church, Mount Tabor
Roils Head Road.

Built in ???? on the site of an earlier factory

Graves, Memorials & Epitaphs
Some local graves, memorials and epitaphs are recorded with the entries for individual people and families.

See Epitaphs, Graves and War Memorials

Graveyard Plans

Greetland & Lindwell Methodist Church
Established in 2002 when Greetland Methodist Church and Lindwell Primitive Methodist Church, Greetland merged.

Both the original buildings are still retained [2009].

In June 2009, it was announced that a new Methodist church is to be built on the site of Greetland Methodist Church

 
Subsequent Ministers at the Chapel have included


 

Greetland Methodist Church
Cross Hills, Rochdale Road.

The Greetland Wesley Church opened in 1779.

Wesley preached here on several occasions [1781, 1784, 1786].

In 1898, an organ by Forster & Andrews of Hull was installed. Details can be found in the National Pipe Organ Register.


Question: Does anyone know where the organ is now? Was it installed in the new Church of 1974?

 

The Minister's Manse was attached to the Church.

In 1973, dry rot was discovered in the building and it was demolished.

A new Church was built on the site. The new church opened in 1974.

In 2002, the church merged with Lindwell Primitive Methodist Church, Greetland to become Greetland & Lindwell Methodist Church. Both buildings are still retained [2009].

 
Subsequent Ministers at the Chapel have included


 

A new building – known as Cross Hills Methodist Church, Greetland – was constructed [2013/2014].

See Greetland Methodist Church War Memorial and Greetland Methodist Church Graveyard

Greetland Methodist Church: Graveyard
The graveyard for Greetland Methodist Church.

Some of the monumental inscriptions in the graveyard are shown in the CD entitled Halifax Monumental Inscriptions #3

See John Hirst

Greetland, Parish of
Aka Parish of Greetland with West Vale. The ecclesiastical parish was created in 1860. St Thomas's Church, Greetland opened the same year.

The civil parish of Elland-cum-Greetland was abolished in 1894 and divided into the parishes of Elland, Greetland and Upper Greetland.

Greetland Vicarage
Moor Bottom Lane. Built in 1863. The vicarage for St Thomas's Church, Greetland

In 1975, a new vicarage was used at 138 Rochdale Road. The building is now a private house.

In 1989, a new vicarage was built on the Goldfields estate

Greetland Wesley Church

See Greetland Methodist Church

Greetland Wesleyan Chapel
This was the first Methodist chapel in Greetland. Built by John Hirst in 1778. The site was provided by Christopher Hopper. It opened in 1779.

After he was killed during World War I, the parents of George Mitchell established an institute at the chapel in his memory.

 
Ministers at the Chapel have included


 

In 1813, Rev Thomas Jackson refused to bury men who had been executed for the attack on William Cartwright's mill at Rawfolds. His reasons were that they were not Methodists.

Porches were added in 1897, and the doors were replaced by windows

Grinsworth Wesleyan Church, Wadsworth
Recorded in 1933


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