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Researching Methodist Family History

An opportunity for people interested in researching Methodist family history: “Join specialist Jackie Depelle on 23 June 2017 to learn about how you can use Methodist archives for family history. Drawing on Heritage Quay and West Yorkshire Archive Service’s collections, … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – May 2017

This month we are delighted to feature another contribution by Dr Jennifer Freeman. Bethesda Strict Baptist Church,Kensington Place, Kensington, London Strict Baptists form a distinct group among the many interwoven strands of the Baptist denomination. The Church in Kensington Place … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – April 2017

Perry Green Baptist Chapel, Hertfordshire Whilst enjoying a Sunday spring walk we happened across this charming little chapel in Perry Green near Luton. According to the Chapel’s website: “The present Perry Green Baptist Chapel is a smaller version of the … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – March 2017

This month Chapels Society Secretary Moria Ackers shares her tale of a charming walk that ends with a delightful little Chapel: Mill Dale Methodist Chapel At the end of the very lovely walk down Dovedale, Derbyshire one ends up at … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – January 2017

The Chapels Society would like to wish all our visitors a Happy New Year. And for our first Chapel of the Month of 2017 we have a contribution from Dr Jennifer Freeman OBE: Bethesda Methodist Chapel, Albion Street, Stoke-on-Trent – … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – November 2016

This month our Chapel of the Month author is Dr John Clements, current Pastor of the Old Meeting House Congregational Church, Colegate, Norwich. He writes: Built during a period of religious persecution, the Old Meeting House Congregational Church is one … Continue reading

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Cumberworth update

Having kindly contributed our June Chapel of the Month, Mr & Mrs Ella (Ray & Marie) recently got in touch to say that they have now restored the 1859 stone plaque on the former Primitive Methodist Chapel, Cumberworth in Lincolnshire, now their … Continue reading

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Nonconformist heritage

The Historic England website contains a great deal of material of interest to architectural historians, building on the work of its own in-house research teams. A summary of the resources related to Nonconformist heritage can be found in the Faith … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – September 2016

Simon Lawton, Curator of the John Moore Museum in Tewkesbury, recently wrote to us to highlight the charms of the newly repaired Old Baptist Chapel in Tewkesbury. He says: “The building has recently undergone a period of repair, refurbishment and reinterpretation and … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – August 2016

We’re cheating a little this month in that this building isn’t a chapel but the connection to John Bunyan seemed like a good reason to include this unusual Grade II listed heritage asset… John Bunyan’s Chimney John Bunyan’s Chimney can be … Continue reading

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