Fritchley Primitive Methodist Chapel Derbyshire

The first chapel was built in 1829

Fritchley Primitive Methodist Chapel Derbyshire
Fritchley Primitive Methodist Chapel Derbyshire
Fritchley Primitive Methodist Chapel Derbyshire
Fritchley Primitive Methodist Chapel Derbyshire

The stone built chapel sits high up in the village. It closed before 1995 and in 2015 it is a dwelling.

The plaque below  ‘Rebuilt in 1852’ in photo 4. states:- Primitive Chapel Anno Domini – MDCCCXXIX (1829)

Photos taken May 2015

OS Map Ref:119:SK356530

 

note added 04/09/17

The opening of Fritchley Primitive Methodist chapel is recorded in the Primitive Methodist magazine of 1830 p 289. Opening services were held on Sunday and Monday 22nd and 23rd November 1829 when the preachers were Brothers Hine and J Peart, who reported the occasion.  The chapel was described as ”small, neat and comfortable” and the “exertions of our dear friends & the public have been great and successful

 

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