Balham Baptist Church

Where diversity matters

Our History

1873 - 1874
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Memorial stone laid
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First services held.
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Sunday School meets for first time.
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Trust Deed formally constitutes 'Balham Baptist Church'.

1902
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Ramsden Hall built.

1917
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Clapham Park Sunday School adopted.

1932
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Memorial Building (for Great War) opens.

1949
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Church building destroyed by fire - the cause believed to be an electrical fault. Ramsden Hall and Memorial Building suffer less damage.

1954
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Rebuilt church opens for worship.

1957
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Daughter church formed.

1975
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Ramsden Lounge opens.

1987
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Pensioner's Centre opens.

1992
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Building re dedicated after extensive refurbishment and decoration.

2000
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Website launched.