Gainsborough Centenary Primitive Methodist chapel

Ropery Road, Gainsborough DN21 2TS

Gainsborough Centenary Primitive Methodist chapel
Keith Guyler 1995

Gainsborough Centenary Primitive Methodist chapel dates from 1910 – marking the Centenary of the Primitive Methodist Connexion. It accommodated 500 and was rebuilt in 1994.

The chapel was situated on Ropery Road at its junction with Mercer Road.  It closed in 1999.

On Google Street View in 2009 the chapel appears little changed but its use is not clear.

location: 810906

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  • Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln:

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/E/3/1: A Mission School Room proposed to be built on Melrose Road site with comments on specifications, year 1900. 

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/D/1/1: Letter re Deed in respect for Melrose Road Site, year 1901.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/……?: Trust Minutes Book 1900-1932, 1933-1957, with early entries relate to plot of land on Melrose Road, but sold 1909 and site for Chapel to be on Ropery Road.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/E/4: Architectural and other Plans.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/A/1/11: Register of Marriages, 1912-1932, 1933-1937. Closed until year 2022.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/H/3/1: Sunday School Teachers Meeting Minutes Book, 1919-1932, 1933-1951.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/I/4/1: Christian Endeavour Minutes Book, 1929-1932, etc.

    Ref. Meth/C/Gainsborough, Centenary/F/2/1: Letter of sanction for sale of cottage on Tooley Street, Gainsborough, year, 1909.

    Other Documents.


    By Raymond E.O.Ella (27/03/2018)

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