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Watch the 2024 SBHS Annual Lecture

Our 2024 Annual Lecture was on 'Evangelicalism and Grace Baptists' by Paul Smith (Grace Baptist Church, Broadstairs). It took place at ...

SBHS Annual Lecture 2024

Our Annual Lecture in 2024 will be on 'Evangelicalism and Grace Baptists' by Paul Smith (Grace Baptist Church, Broadstairs). It will ...

Watch the 2023 SBHS Annual Lecture

Our 2023 Annual Lecture was on 'The Particular Baptist Churches in Bedfordshire' by Stan Evers (Welwyn). It took place at ...

Resources

Baptist Pastors and Chapels

Our Pastor and Chapels database is an ongoing project. You can inform us of additions and corrections from the database ...

Library Catalogue

Our library has now been consolidated with the Evangelical Library and you can search for items on the Evangelical Library catalogue ...

Pastors Gallery

From 1878 to 1941 the Cheering Words magazine published a series of portraits of pastors. We have provided a reduced size ...

Personal Names database

This index is an ongoing project and currently comprises data from a number of Strict Baptist Magazines. It is provided ...

Who we are and what we do

Want to know more about us?

The Strict Baptist Historical Society was formed in 1960 to promote an interest in the history and stand for Scriptural ...

Who are the Strict Baptists?

You can download our history booklet Who are the Strict Baptists? The Strict Baptists or, to use the name by ...

Oral History Project

Do you remember what Chapel life was like before the war? We have interviewed older members of Strict Baptist churches ...

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Family History

"My great-grandfather is thought to have been a Baptist minister. He may have lived in Richmond, Surrey, and died sometime ...

Publications

The society has a range of publications that can be obtained by post from our Publications Secretary. Bulletins   Fauconberg Press   Strict Baptist ...

Membership

Membership is open to any who are in sympathy with the aims and the work of the Society, and who ...

Library

The Society's Library is located within the Evangelical Library at Bounds Green, London and most of the books are available for loan to ...

Writing your Church or Chapel History

Maybe you are just thinking about starting your own project or have been working on it for some time, we ...

Advice on Records

What do we do with our records? This is a question that we hear again and again. Where are your ...