Dewsbury West Town, St Matthew, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, ENG


Latitude: 53.6898833, Longitude: -1.6409393000000136
Dewsbury West Town, St Matthew

Notes:
Grade II listed building but is no longer used as a church, but is used as accommodation for single homeless people by St Ann Community Charity

At least one of the bells was used in the restoration o St Michael the Archangel at Emley, Yorkshire

Described in N Pevsner, Buildings of England, 1967

Gothic Revival church in Decorated style. 1848 by Bonomi and Cory.
Hammer dressed stone. Stone slate roof. Squat square, unbuttressed
west tower with stair turret. Low, 4-bay nave with lean-to north and
south aisles and south porch. 3-bay chancel with 2-bay chapel to
south and vestry to north. 2-light bell chamber openings with square
head and Tudor-arched lights. 3-light window, on west side.
Crenellated parapet. 2-light, square headed clerestory windows with
tracery. 3-light aisle and chapel windows. 6-light transomed window
to chancel, south side. Large 14-light transomed east window. All
with Decorated tracery. The lean-to vestry on north side has 3
diagonally set ashlar stacks with crenellated caps.

Interior: 4-bay arcade to north and south on octagonal piers. 2-bay
arcaded chancel with side chapel to right and organ to left. Choir
stalls in chancel. Carved and traceried chancel screen with texts at
base. Straight-backed pews with straight sides. Scissor braced nave
roof with pierced side panels. Heavy hammer beam chancel roof with
pierced spandrels and pendant bosses.


Cemetery Photos

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Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews - MI 01
Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews - MI 01
In Memory of
Benjamin AUTY of Dawgreen
who departed this life Oct
23rd 1852 in the 77th year of
his life
ALSO of Elizabeth wife of the
above Benjamin AUTY who
departed this life Nov 28th
1857 aged 78 years
“My feet have travelled all the length
of the celestial round
and marched with courage in they strength
to see the Lord my God ~ ~ ~”
This stone is laid down in
Affectionate remembrance by
SQUIRE AUTY of Bradford son
Of the above Janry 6th 1858 
2
Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews - MI 02
Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews - MI 02
In Memory Of
Pearson Auty son of John and
Honora AUTY of this town, who
Died September 16th 1850
Aged 2 years and 7 months
"I shall go to him, but he shall
not return to me"
 


All Burials

 #   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID 
1. Elizabeth   d. 28 Nov 1857 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I1888
2. AUTY, Benjamin   bur. 26 Oct 1852 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I1887
3. AUTY, Charles   bur. 6 Aug 1854 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I1915
4. AUTY, John   bur. 4 May 1852 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I1221
5. AUTY, John   bur. 22 Mar 1857 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I2107
6. AUTY, Mary Ann   bur. 16 Feb 1857 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I307
7. AUTY, Pearson   bur. 18 Sep 1850 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I1736
8. AUTY, Rhoda   bur. 25 Jul 1855 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I2100
9. AUTY, Will   bur. 28 Nov 1849 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I2099
10. ROBINSON, Hannah   bur. 24 Aug 1856 Dewsbury West Town, St Matthews, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location I245