St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel, Cornwall.

Henry Roe - Minister 1883-1885

By Brenda Roe

Henry Roe was the Minister at St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel from 1883 until 1885. He eventually retired to live there and attend the church until his death in October 1920 in a carriage at the local railway station. He is buried in the Barnoon cemetery overlooking the sea.

Photo:St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel, Fore Street, St. Ives

St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel, Fore Street, St. Ives

Robin Crossley

Photo:Inside St. Ives Chapel March 2013 Open Day. This is how it would have been when Henry preached there.

Inside St. Ives Chapel March 2013 Open Day. This is how it would have been when Henry preached there.

Robin Crossley

Photo:Upstairs seating in St. Ives Chapel untouched.Taken March 2013 at an Open Day.

Upstairs seating in St. Ives Chapel untouched.Taken March 2013 at an Open Day.

Robin Crossley

Photo:1837 St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel in 1983

1837 St. Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel in 1983

Keith Guyler 1983

This page was added by Brenda Roe on 12/05/2013.
Comments about this page

My grandparents, John Richards & Elizabeth Clark were married here on 31st March 1894.

By David Richards
On 12/02/2014

This is where my Great Great Grandparents Richard and Agnes Harry and their families worshipped and were baptised during the 1800's

Richard is the central figure in WHY Titcomb's painting 'Primitive Methodist at Prayer'

By Nola Snowdon
On 28/03/2017

Richard and Agnes Harry are my great, great, great grandparent.  It would seem Noala Snowdon we are related

By Debbie Harry-Clarke
On 25/04/2017

St Ives Fore Street Methodist.

http://www.fsmcstives.org.uk/This chapel is as it describes itself a one chapel Methodist circuit and is a thriving and active church within the town.
It was one of several Methodist chapels ( of all various types) in St Ives which were the first Methodist circuit in Cornwall from the early days of the Wesley's outreach, and  centre of revival and outreach in the early 19th Century in West Cornwall and together with St Ives Bible Christian Methodist Chapel   http://biblechristian.org.uk/   are the remaining chapels of this once very active hub of Methodism . The chapels web site has a history link on its web site to its Primitive Methodist links along with a link to a written history of the chapel and Methodists in St Ives....valuable in researchhttp://www.fsmcstives.org.uk/historyAlso the Bible Christian chapel has a history link which over laps, by local Methodist historian JCC Probert..again valuable research   http://biblechristian.org.uk/history.htmDetails of the BC chapel submitted to My Bible Christian site.

By David Cracknell
On 30/06/2017

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