Folkestone Primitive Methodist chapel

Folkestone Primitive Methodist chapel

The 1877 Primitive Methodist magazine records  the laying of the memorial  stones for a new Primitive Methodist chapel at Folkestone. We are told nothing more.

The 1878 Primitive Methodist magazine contains a note of the opening of a new Primitive Methodist chapel at “the popular Kentish watering place of Folkestone”.  It would accommodate 500 and there were vestries and a schoolroom in the basement.  It cost over £2,000 and over £1,000 remained as a debt.

Where was this chapel and what happened to it?


Primitive Methodist magazine 1877 page 699

Primitive Methodist magazine 1878 page 571

Comments about this page

  • Thanks for the additional information Malcolm. I’ve added the location map.

    By Christopher Hill (18/02/2021)
  • The Chapel was in Dover Street (now Harbour Way) It had closed by 1933 and became the Gordon Club for Boys and then Band of Hope in 1953. It was derelict by 1973 and subsequently demolished.

    By Malcolm Victor Gladwin (18/02/2021)

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