Religious UK UK Religious Timeline

19 Aug 1692 Salem Witches Executed
2 Dec 1697 Wrens St Pauls Opens
2 Apr 1739 Wesley’s First Open-Air Sermon
28 Feb 1784 Wesley Breaks from Church of England
1612The first Baptist Church in England is formed
1661The Corporation Act says all officials in towns must be members of the Church of England
1662The Act of Uniformity says all clergy must use the Book of Common Prayer
1665The Five Mile Act forbids non-Anglican ministers to come within 5 miles of towns with a mayor and corporation
1689The Toleration Act allows non-conformists to have their own places of worship and preachers
1829The Catholic Emancipation Act allows Catholics to become MPs and hold public office
1865The Salvation Army is founded
1994The Church of England ordains women priests