Bo’ness Baptist Church

 (SMR 2013 & 2080) 

NT 0054 8160

Bo'ness Baptist Church


1908: Church situated in Grangepans, used Masonic hall – membership of 16 (increased to 60 by 1913).

1916: Meetings in the Grange Institute as well as the Masonic hall in Stewart Ave.

1934: In November a new church building was opened in the converted infant school in South Street, Robert Miller, architect, Falkirk.  The church seated 250, main hall 60 and lesser hall 51.  It also had a vestry, kitchen, and toilets.  The baptismal font to the rear of the pulpit was electrically heated.  Total cost £1,600.

1985: Moved from South Street to new premises in Boundary Street.

Bo'ness Baptist Church New

The building had been built in the 1970s for the Brethren Church.  It has an open format that allows the building to be used for other purposes, such as a nursery or meeting place.


 Robert Gardner1908
Dec 1908Shanks, Robert DJuly 1913
1914 Forbes, D.G. 
March 1915 Brown, Thomas 
1920 Sneddon, CharlesJan 1930
Nov 1930 McBeath, JohnApril 1932
Aug 1933 McMillan, AngusAug 1690
Nov 1936 Reid, JamesOct 1940
Oct 1942 McKelvie, George S1942
July 1949 Graham, JamesSep 1952
May 1985 Kirkman, Noel 
 Turner, Simon 

G.B. Bailey (2019)