Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

Photo:former Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

former Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

Keith Guyler 1994

Photo:Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel in 2016

Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel in 2016

Christopher Hill 2016

Photo:Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

Christopher Hill 2016

location of former Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel

Eckington Road, Coal Aston, Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 3AU

By Christopher Hill

Coal Aston Primitive Methodist chapel was opened in 1866 and is still (2015) in use.  

There was a previous small stone chapel, opened in 1833.  The return to the Religious Census of 1851 says it was used exclusively as a place of worship and Sunday School. It accommodated 100 and the usual congregation on a Sunday was 30 in the afternoons, and 65 or 70 in the evenings. There were also Sunday School classes in the mornings, afternoons and evenings, attended by 56, 86, and 65 or 70 scholars, respectively. The return was completed by Francis Oldall.

This page was added by Christopher Hill on 13/02/2015.
Comments about this page

James Kerridge of Wisbech was the architect.

By Colin Dews
On 28/02/2018

Found this link to Coal Aston in Derbyshire churches http://churchdb.gukutils.org.uk/DBY170.php

By David Cracknell
On 04/07/2018

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