Thrussington Primitive Methodist Chapel, Leicestershire

Thrussington Primitive Methodist Chapel
Ray Young

By 1818 the Primitive Methodists were established in Thrussington holding a weekly service at 2pm each Sunday probably in a cottage before moving to their chapel on Ratcliffe Road on land given by Capt Munro. This chapel remained their home until its closure in 1920. The building was renamed The Pentland Room and was given to the village by Mrs Munro. It continued as the village hall until the present one was opened in 1961, it is now used by the Scouts                                                                                                       From Thrussington: A Village Story - edited by Jennifer Sandys and published by Thrussington Local History Society, 2003

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  • Thrussington Primitive Methodist Chapel was built “after 1800”. In 1851 it provided 100 free sittings.
    The National Archives,1851 ecclesiastical census HO129/416/1/9 (Barrow on Soar Union)
    OS 25 inch maps, Leicestershire XIX 13, 1884 and 1901

    By G W Oxley (26/07/2020)

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