Wyboston Primitive Methodist chapel

High Street

Wyboston Primitive Methodist chapel in 1984
Keith Guyler 1984
Wyboston Primitive Methodist chapel in 1997
Keith Guyler 1997

The Bedfordshire website gives a detailed account of Primitive Methodism in Wyboston, with names of those associated with the Society.

The chapel opened in 1869, with the foundation stone laid on April 8th 1869 and opening events held on Sundays 5th & 12th June & Monday June 13th.  Speakers include Rev O Jackson, Rev J Rolls ( Independent Minister), Rev G Eudall and Rev Jonathan Dent.

James Prosser and Oliver Jackson tell us that Primitive Methodism had been introduced to the village 22 years previously. The site for chapel measured 57′ x 25′ and cost £33, towards which there were several generous donors. The new chapel held a congregation of 120.

The chapel closed in 1991 and at the time of the second photograph in 1997 it was derelict.  It was demolished in 2006 to make room for new private housing. It stood just south of 55 High Street.


The Bedfordshire website accessed February 8th 2015

Primitive Methodist magazine 1879 pages 438 and 504



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  • Registration for Worship was made on 6 October 1870 by Oliver Jackson of Eynesbury (Hunts) Primitive Methodist Minister. (source Bedfordshire Chapels and Meeting Houses: Official Registration 1672-1901 Volume 75 Bedfordshire Historical Record Society – Edited by Edwin Welch)

    By Tim Banks (01/03/2015)

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