Wigston Magna Primitive Methodist Chapel

Moat Street

The chapel was built in 1846 and enlarged in 1848 to accommodate 160 people. Follow this link to see more of the history of this chapel.

Leicester Record Office has the following information about this chapel:

Ref. DE4712: Wigston Magna PM Church/Chapel, Moat Street, 1877-1932/3 (now Cross Street Methodist Church). Also Ref. R228 (DE7267), Wigston Magna PM Sunday School Records, 1916-1920.

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  • Leicester Record Office :
    Moat Street, Wigston Magna, Primitive Methodist.
    ref. (58), DE412/149. Christmas 1915, copy circular letter of Christmas greetings sent by members, teachers and Sunday School scholars to soldiers away from home at that time.
    ref. DE4712/147-148, Programme for Grand Complimentary Concerts to the wounded soldiers of His Majesty’s Army, 6th September 1915 and another for 4th September 1916.

    By Raymond E. O. Ella (26/10/2021)
  • There’s a note in the Primitive Methodist magazine of 1886 ( page 381) about the laying of memorial stones for a larger chapel and schools

    By Christopher Hill (16/08/2020)
  • Photos added

    By Christopher Hill (01/09/2018)

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