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Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« on: Wednesday 11 October 17 09:07 BST (UK) »
I have a couple of my ancestors who married at the Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston in March 1902.  I haven't come across the Zion Church with any other relatives so I am a bit confused.
I do know from the marriage certificate that the groom lived in Zion Court, West Street and the bride, who died in Sheffield, was buried in unconsecrated ground.
Has anyone got any information about this Chapel, the Zion faith or any other information.  Could they just have got married there or would they have had to belong to that faith.
Also if anyone has a photo or links to a photo of the Chapel, that would be great.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Loz

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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 11 October 17 09:22 BST (UK) »
This may, or may not, help to explain Zionism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Zionism
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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 18 October 17 08:23 BST (UK) »
Thank you so much for your reply - it is very helpful. 

Loz

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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #3 on: Monday 08 January 18 05:35 GMT (UK) »
Hi Loz,

Have just seen your query, so did a bit of googling.
Reading the description of this
https://www.lincstothepast.com/Site-of-former-Zion-New-Connexion-Methodist-chapel--West-Street--Boston/907096.record?pt=S
the document would seem to be a photo, presumably one of the three I found by searching the LLTP site.

If you go to the Lincstothepast site
https://www.lincstothepast.com/
click advanced search and then type Boston Zion Chapel in the first box labelled 'with all the words' and then select 'images' you should get two photos of the current chapel in Brothertoft Road, and three of the original one in West Street.


From that description the chapel where your ancestors married seems to have been on the site of the Regal cinema, which opened in 1937.
http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/48205
The frontage is on West Street, the road sign on the side of the building is Bond Street, so if you look at a map you will be able to find the precise location.

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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 13:22 GMT (UK) »
Thank you PamThomas - it was great to find something that actually referred to the West Street Chapel and made everything clear. Also previously I've had problems using the Lincstothepast site - you showed a good example of how to use it.
Thanks  - Loz

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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 24 January 18 17:16 GMT (UK) »
I can confirm the existence of a Zion chapel in West Street Boston. It was still there when I left the town, but according to previous posts has now relocated to Brothertoft Road.
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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #6 on: Saturday 03 February 18 22:09 GMT (UK) »
Hi. I haven't seen this before with it being in the resources offers board.

My Great Great Grandparents were married at the Zion Chapel on West Street. It was a Methodist Chapel. Here is a photo for you. I don't know when it was taken but presume it was after the fire and alterations were made.
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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 03 February 18 22:12 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Zion Chapel, West Street, Boston
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 03 February 18 22:15 GMT (UK) »
West Street, Chapel on the left
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