Low Moor Primitive Methodist chapel

School Street, North Bierley

By Christopher Hill

There is an account by Joshua Hall of the enlargement in 1861 of Low Moor Primitive Methodist chapel in the Bradford circuit. The chapel was enlarged at cost of £114 of which £109 had been raised. The resulting building seated 100 with a schoolroom for 170.

The  South Bradford Local History Alliance website adds some information and a later picture - see here


Primitive Methodist magazine December 1861 pages 744-745


This page was added by Christopher Hill on 13/04/2018.
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The Oxley Place Chapel replaced the School Street Chapel. Oxley Place began when the Wesleyan, Wesley Place Chapel, offered its Sunday School premises in Oxley Place to the former Primitive congregation in 1947.

West Yorkshire Archives Services, (Wakefield):

Ref. C111/517-518: Low Moor, School Street Primitive Methodist marriages 1926-1932, 1933-1946. Duplicates, i.e., the Registrar for Civil Registration of Marriages having other copy (ies).

WYAS (Bradford branch):

Ref. 39D92/10: Low Moor, Oxley Place Primitive Methodist Records, 1900-1932, 1933-1972, to include Choir Accounts and Minutes, etc.

WYAS (Bradford branch):

Ref. 2D98/2/2: Low Moor Oxley Place PM Chapel, baptisms 1842 and then 1864-1932, 1933-1996.

By Raymond E.O.Ella
On 09/07/2018

The 1941 Methodist Statistical Return describes School Street as stone built, with 374 seats, one hall and four additional rooms.

By Geoff Dickinson
On 09/07/2018