Great Yarmouth Primitive Methodist chapel

By Christopher Hill

Great Yarmouth Primitive Methodist chapel opened on Thursday, Sunday and Monday September 17th, 20th and 21st 1829.  Preachers were preachers George Tetley and John Oscroft.

The society was first formed 7 years before. Initially they met in a house, then alarger room until they built their new chapel.  It was substantial, measuring 30'(w) x 57'(l) and was galleried all round. Its capacity was 7-800 people.

Significant donors were William Barth, George Palmer, J T Clifton and J Renney.

The opening is described in the Primitive Methodist magazine by Samuel Atterby.


 

Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine 1830 page 217

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