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United Reformed Church

An Independent Church was founded in Sutton-in-Ashfield in 1651. One of Cromwell's commanders, a Capt Wright of Nottingham, was a great help in the early years. In 1656 the church helped to found the Independent Church in Castle Gate, Nottingham. One of the first dozen Independent churches in the country, Sutton in Ashfield URC is certainly the 'mother' Independent church in Nottinghamshire. After…