Kate's Hill Primitive Methodist chapel

location of former Kate's Hill Primitive Methodist chapel

Brewery Street DY2 7LH

By Christopher Hill

"KATES HILL is a populous place in the neighbourhood of Dudley, and here we have an increasing society; but having heretofore been confined to a small house, we were in want of a chapel.  But as no ground could be obtained, a person who had bought an old brewery, made a part of it into a chapel, which we rent for ten pounds a year.  It was opened on Sunday, October 31. and Monday, November 1, 1841 ; and the collections were liberal.  As we rent the shell only, we have had to put in the inside work.

Since the opening, a salvation meeting has been held in it, at which several souls were converted to God."

This account of the opening of Kate's Hill Primitive Methodist chapel is by T Batty and comes from the Primitive Methodist magazine for 1842.

On the 1882 Ordnance Survey map there is a Primitive Methodist chapel on Brewery Street, Kate's Hill DY2 7LH. It is no longer labelled by the 1898 map and by the 1960s the whole area has been redeveloped as a  housing estate.


Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine March 1842 pages 133-134

 

This page was added by Christopher Hill on 20/09/2017.

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