Great Kingshill Primitive Methodist chapel

High Wycombe circuit

By Christopher Hill

The Primitive Methodist magazine for February 1853 contains an account by J Jackson of the opening of Great Kingshill Primitive Methodist chapel. Great Kingshill is described as a hamlet in Hughenden parish first missioned in 1835 or 1836. In early 1852 revival led to the growth of the society so that it outgrew the cottage it met in so a new chapel was built. Opening services were held from November 21st 1852, with sermons by D Mossop, W Butler, J Fuller S Nash, Mrs Jackson and J Hunt.

The chapel was 27' x 22' and 14' high, built of brick with a slate roof. It cost around £120 of which they had raised £35. Thanks for particular donations were due to Master WJ Garland, Mrs Cox, J Hunt and S Nash.

I can't identify where the chapel was or what happened to it; can anyone help?


 

Reference

 Primitive Methodist magazine February 1853 pp.119-120

 

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