Unitarian Meeting House, Ipswich

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For the church building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright see Unitarian Meeting House (Madison, Wisconsin)

Unitarian Meeting House, Ipswich
Unitarian Meeting House North.jpg
The Unitarian Meeting House, Ipswich, Suffolk
OS grid referenceSJ 377 885
WebsiteIpswich Unitarians
Functional statusActive
Heritage designationGrade I
Minister(s)Revd. Lewis Connolly

Unitarian Meeting House is a place of worship in Ipswich, Suffolk. It is a member of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, the umbrella organisation for British Unitarians.

The present building was opened by John Fairfax in 1700. Much of the original interior remains intact.


Ministers of the Meeting
Name Years Name Years
Owen Stockton 1672-1680 Joseph William Smith 1866-1878
John Fairfax 1680-1700 Thomas Bennet Broadrick 1879-1891
Samuel Baxter 1701-1740 William E. Atack 1892-1895
William Shepherd 1721-1724 William Jellie 1896-1899
Samuel Say 1725-1734 E. Lucking Tavener 1900-1908
Thomas Scott 1737-1766 Arthur Golland 1910-1914
Peter Emans 1761-1762 John W. Saunders 1915-1920
Robert Lewin 1762-1770 Wilfred Harris 1920-1923
William Wood 1770-1773 Wallace A. McCubbin 1924-1929
James Pilkington 1774-1778 John Lewis 1930-1936
William Jervis 1778-1797 Joseph C.G. Burton 1938-1940
Samuel Parker 1797-1803 Winifred Brown 1943-1946
Thomas Rees 1803-1805 Harold A. Gore 1948-1949
Thomas Drummond 1805-1813 William Haworth 1950-1952
Isaac Perry 1813-1825 A. Phillip B. Hewett 1954-1956
John Philip 1825-1827 Nicholas John Teape 1957-1974
Andrew Melville 1827-1832 Edward A. Cahill 1975
Joseph Ketley 1834-1836 Robert H. Holmes 1976
Thomas Felix Thomas 1836-1852 Clifford Martin Reed 1976-2012
Henry Knott 1852-1853 David A. Robins 1992
John T. Cooper 1853-1863 James S. Corrigall 2012-2014
John Harrison 1863-1864 Lewis A. Connolly 2016-

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Map sources for Unitarian Meeting House, Ipswich
  • Historic England. "Details from image database (275468)". Images of England.

Coordinates: 52°03′20″N 1°09′07″E / 52.055594°N 1.151824°E / 52.055594; 1.151824