Camelon Trinity Church

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1905    Trinity United Free Church     1929

1929    Trinity Church of Scotland

Falkirk Camelon Trinity

Not to be confused with the several other churches in the area that have used the name Trinity – such as the Trinity EU Congregation in Meeks Road.

1904: May.  New congregation met in the Camelon Gymnasium.

1905: Nov.  New church opened.

1936: Interior extensively refurbished by members of the congregation and building rededicated in May.  1937: First sod cut for a £1,000 hall in September 1936 and building opened free of debt in March 1937.  Wilson & Tait, architects in Grangemouth, contracted in the building work but much of the fitting out was done by the congregation.  Hall to fit 160 people with two smaller rooms each capable of holding 30 people, lavatories, a store room and heating.

1953: Proposed union with Irving Church.

1969: Trial union with St. John’s and Irving churches failed in 1972.

1973: Congregation dissolved 13th May.


1920: Building purchased.


Erected in commemoration of Mrs Newlands and unveiled September 1936.  It is set in the wall at the back of the church and was executed by Walter J.R. Cook of Edinburgh.  It depicts the visit of Jesus to the house of Mary and Martha.  Mary is shown speaking to Jesus in the vineyard, while Martha is busy at work in the house listening.  “To the glory of God in memory of Mrs David Newlands. Gifted by her family. 1936.”


Jun 1906

Souter, John Dec 1912

Apr 1913

Munro, John Martin 1953

Jan 1956

Waugh, James May 1959

Sep 1960

Robertson, Daniel McCallum Sep 1967

G.B. Bailey (2019)