Wolverhampton Primitive Methodist chapel

opening in 1833

By Christopher Hill

The 1835 Primitive Methodist magazine contains an account by J Blower, the Secretary of the Primitive Society, of the opening of a chapel in Wolverhampton. It was in the Darlaston circuit.

The opening services were held on October 27th and 28th 1833.  The Sunday services were conducted by Mr R Hill and  Rev R Roaf, an Independent Minister, and on the Monday by Mr J Hutchinson and Rev J Pool.

By the second Sunday there were 200 scholars in the Sunday school. In November 1834 Hugh Bourne visited the school and from this visit he developed a scheme of instruction which was adopted "with amazing success".

Where was this chapel and what happened to it?


Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine 1835 page 112

 

This page was added by Christopher Hill on 11/10/2017.

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