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I went to Sunday school in the early fifties in snow street, it was called the Eldon mission, one of the teachers was called Mr Todd.
My parentss married here on 05/08/1950 now I can sit on a bench here with many memoris
I have managed to confirm the existence of this chapel, but it does not seem to have survived long. Does anyone have any further information?
I’ve added pictures of the two datestones on the chapel
The Chapel was sited at the other end of the terrace in the picture with their back to viewer (mid right). Site purchased and now has residential property built on it.
Hello my Great grandfather wrote a small book about a certain area. He writes about Polvose Chapel around or near Redruth and or Trelissick. I wonder if you might know. He wrote the book around the end of the 1800s. Published in REDRUTH: PRINTED BY N. ORDGER, PENRYN STREET
The building also appears on the Odnance Survey Large scale town plan of Loughborough, as can be seen in the extract reproduced.
I’ve added four pictures provided by Philip Thornborow of the Woodgate chapel. Thanks Philip.
I suspect that this photograph was probably taken in the late 1860s, not 1890. This is because the gentleman in the front row, 4th from the right, is definitely James Thorne who died in 1872. He had a distinctive face, beard and haircut! I’m pretty certain that the man in the second row from the top, third from right, is my Great Grandfather Rev. William Bryan Reed who was President of the BC Conference in 1881 and whose aunt was married to James Thorne.
Beckerlegge chose not to include any record of a minister’s stations following Methodist Union. I have added these using Ministers and Probationers of the Methodist Church, 1936 and the British Newspaper Archive. As you would expect, his obituary appeared in the Minutes of Conference.
There is even more information to be found on Mapping Methodism https://cornishstory.com/2022/04/29/mapping-methodism-trelowarren-street-united-methodist-free-church-camborne/?nb=1
We are still an active and thriving Methodist church. The old church was demolished in the early 1980s and we now meet in what was the large Sunday School building. A warm welcome awaits both old and new friends who come to any of our activities.
Photographs of the chapel may be found on this page https://www.myunitedmethodists.org.uk/content/chapels-and-churches/lancashire/bolton-ainsworth-methodist-new-connexion-church-bury-old-road
Chris, A brief history of this chapel can be found by following this link to Waltham Forest Echo. The trowel was probably presented to Mrs Mines on the occasion of laying a foundation stone. The main chapel building was built in 1893, so the presentation in 1902 probably relates to an extension to the original building. Generally people laying a foundation stone made a generous donation towards the cost of the building.
Hull, Holborn Street, Wesley Reform Chapel What became Holborn Street, Wesleyan Reform Chapel was built in 1830 for an Independent congregation. They were still in possession in 1851 when the building provided 298 free and 432other sittings. Sources The Yorkshire Returns of the 1851 Census of Religious Worship, ed. John Woolfe, Vol 1 City of York and the East Riding No. 352 Ordnance Survey 1:1056 plan of Hull, 1853, sheet 12 reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland (Map images website)
Hello, I have a clock that was presented to the choir master Joseph Collinge in 1901. Can you tell me anything about him?
Thank you, Ms. Malone
I can take a picture the clock and plaque if you like.
Just seen this property on Homes under the Hammer. Development seems to hit many problems between developer and planning
It has also been renamed The Chapel, 21, Leicester Road
Thank you for your interest. I have worked from the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel Committee’s copy of this document. One would hope that a copyright library held a copy, but I have yet to discover any evidence. The various lists I have provided, on this site and on My Primitive Methodists, are transcriptions of the actual entries which are arranged by Registration District. This is a list of all places of worship registered on June 30th 1867, but the compilers did not choose to include the date on which each chapel was registered. The original certificates in RG70 will be of great value. but I am currently unaware of any index by location.
Would it be possible to provide a pathway from the lists provided here to the relevant entries in the 1867 volume and some advice on how to find a copy thereof? I am hoping that the printed list will include dates of registration. This information would not only be useful in itself but provide a pathway to the original certificates in the National Archives (RG70) which are very numerous and filed in date order.
Has Hicks Mill Chapel sadly closed?
Let us know if you manage to unscramble this any further Steve. In the meantime, I’ve amended the label on the picture.
I live in St Cleer and am also fascinated by the old Methodist Chapels. As far as I’m aware, St Cleer has had two Methodist Chapels – the Bible Christian one at Hockings House and the one not far from the pub. The OS map I checked, puts that chapel 100 Metres further north than the RT 1859 building. I’m given to understand that the building being called The old Chapel with the RT 1859 plaque was built as a Market for the miners (and presumably why the pub is The Market Inn) . I’ve had a chat with a local historian who said “Hi Steve, I found one reference in a St Cleer booklet: ‘Restoring Thirtys Meeting House (RT 1859)-The miners were paid in the Mine’s own currency, that could only be encashed in the Mine’s own outlets. The “Restoring Thirtys”, an early movement fighting for better conditions for the miners and their families, introduced a “Penny Doctors” medical cover, an early Trade Union-style support to do battle with the Mine Adventurers, (Owners) on behalf of the miners, many of whom lived rough, in turf huts on the moor’.
I’m only concerned that as the Market House, looks like a chapel, someone, or maybe more than one has assumed its a chapel, when it never has been. I however have no proof either way!
In 2022 it is the home of Vision Projects. The building still retains its 1864 date stone.
I’ve added a map to the page.