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Good to hear from you Annice. If there are any particular memories you have, or people you remember, it would be good to share them here
It was good to find this photo as it took me back to my childhood where I spent many holidays with my Great Aunt Annice Wilan who was also the organist in the chapel at that time
Northampton, Horsemarket Primitive Methodist Chapel (i), Northamptonshire Horsemarket PM Chapel was opened in September 1840. In 1850 it provided 128 free and 172 other sittings. It was situated on the east side of Horsemarket on the north side of an unnamed lane north of St Katherine Street. It was demolished when the chapel was rebuilt in 1872.. Sources Northampton Mercury, 12.9.1840 Ward, GS, The 1851 Religious Census of Northamptonshire, p 103; TNA HO129/168/35 Francis Whellan, History, Topography, and Directory of Northamptonshire, 1874 p142