Newton Primitive Methodist chapel

In the Cwm circuit - but which Newton was it?

By Christopher Hill

Newton Primitive Methodist chapel in the Cwm circuit was opened on 16/03/1833 & 17/03/1833.  Preachers on the Sunday were Messrs Grieve, Foster & Horsell and on the Monday Messrs Morish, Adams & Rich.  

Preachers first came in 1827 and meetings were held at the 'farm.' There were no other denominations in the township. The cost of the new chapel was £75 and the society was hoping to start a Sunday school. 

The new chapel measured 18'(w) x 24'(l) x 12'(h).

The opening is described by W Horsell in the Primitive Methodist magazine.

The only problem is that there are quite a few Newtons even within the Cwm circuit extent.  Do you know where this one was? It's filed in Herefordshire but that is not confirmed.


Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine 1833 page 295

 

This page was added by Christopher Hill on 28/08/2017.

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