Weedon Primitive Methodist chapel

Return from Weedon Primitive Methodist chapel in the 1851 Census of Places of Public Religious Worship
Provided by David Tonks
Weedon Primitive Methodist chapel

The 1851 Census of places of public religious worship tells us that the chapel that Weedon Primitive Methodist society met in was opened in 1846.

We learn from the Primitive Methodist magazine that the foundation stones for a new chapel were laid in 1892, amongst much celebration – including two brass bands. The 1893 magazine confirms that the chapel was duly opened.  The society had waited a long time for the new chapel but it would open almost free of debt, which was unusual for a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Whilst I cannot see the earlier chapel on maps available to me, the 1898 Ordnance Survey map shows a Primitive Methodist chapel at the southern end of High Street, on the eastern side.  Google satellite View shows a similar sized building in the same place, attached to a bungalow.  It is impossible to see on Street View because of high hedges.  Is this still the chapel?


Primitive Methodist magazine September 1892 page 572

Primitive Methodist magazine January 1893 page 60

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