Bradford Horton Lane Chapel

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Horton Lane chapel

Primitive Methodist Conference Handbook 1911

By Christopher Hill

This chapel was used for the Great Missionary Day event at the Primitive Methodist Conference held in Bradford in 1911.  However, I can find no reference to it in any of the usual sources, including JG Terry's account of the development of Methodism in Bradford listed below.  It is shown in the drawing as a most impressive place

Of course, it may not be a Primitive Methodist chapel; other venues, such as Eastbrook Hall, were used to accommodate big Conference audiences.

I am not able, either, to identify where Horton Lane is.  Is it an old name for Little Horton Lane?  Does the chapel still exist, or any evidence of it?


1999 Terry J G The Causes and effects of the divisions within Methodism 1796 - 1853 PhD thesis, University of Huddersfield accessed online January 27th 2016 at sets out the story of the development of Primitive Methodism in Bradford and District

This page was added by Christopher Hill on 02/02/2016.
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This chapel was a Congregational Chapel.

"In the year 1863 a new chapel was opened of considerable magnitude and imposing appearance......."

Ref: Congregationalism in Yorkshire, James C. Miall, 1868

By John Anderson
On 11/06/2016


By Christopher Hill
On 12/06/2016

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