Going to Church in Gosport 1851 (Event from 2019)

Going to Church in Gosport 1851 (Event from 2019)


Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Green, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1HL

This illustrated talk is centred around the unique Religious Census of England held in 1851.

Find out about why the census happened, what the findings for Gosport tell us about religious practice at the time and, importantly why so many churches were built in and around the town at that precise period in history, the year of the Great Exhibition.
This should be of value to those with a historical, population or general interest in Gosport or the local area. Population figures for the county and nationally will be explored and church architecture and history discussed.

Duration approx: 60 minutes


Please note that this is an Event from 2019


No Booking Needed – Just turn up and enjoy




There is full wheelchair/buggy access to the church for this talk. Children under 16 should be accompanied by parents or guardians. Some on-road parking is available outside and there are pay carparks closeby. Please, no stiletto heels to be worn as they can cause damage to the floor.


Holy Trinity Church is a host venue for several events over HODs. We encourage you to explore this historic church and also view the photo exhibition before or after this talk.


Neil Spurgeon

MAP/DIRECTIONS (Approximate)

Located close to the waterfront and just a few minutes walk from the Gosport Ferry and bus station.

For travel information about how to get to and around Gosport, click here.

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