Skegness Roman Bank Primitive Methodist chapel

Roman Bank, Skegness PE25 2SW

1899 Roman Bank Primitive Methodist chapel | Keith Guyler 1993
1899 Roman Bank Primitive Methodist chapel
Keith Guyler 1993

The forerunner of Roman Bank Primitive Methodist chapel in Skegness was the Skegness Bank (later Seathorne) chapel of 1836.

In time Roman Bank became a separate Primitive Methodist society and the first chapel at Roman Bank was built in 1881.

A replacement chapel on the opposite side of the road was opened in 1899. This chapel was extended in 1924.

The 1881 chapel became three dwellings after closure whilst the third chapel, which closed in 1979, became a second hand goods store called ‘Ye Old Church’. On Google Street View in 2015 it is disused. The signage relates to Suite Dreams /Old Church furniture showroom which closed sometime between 2009 and 2014.

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  • Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln:

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/D/3: Registration for new Chapel for Solemnisation of Marriages, 1899.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/D/1/1: Bond for Annuity. Trustees to Mrs. Sarah Horn, 1900.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/J/3: Pictures and a Printing Block.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/H/5/1: PM Sunday School Anniversary Programme, 1889. Ref. H/5/2: Similar for 1890. Ref. H.5/3: Another for 1896.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/J/2/1: Jubilee Souvenir Booklet, includes Pictures of exterior and interior of Chapel and ministers, 1949.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/J/4/1: Booklet of Memoirs of Mr. Oliver Metcalfe, born Nott’s 1892, a Society Steward at Roman Bank Chapel.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/E/7: Closure and Sale, 1979-1980.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/C/1/1: Trust Minutes Book, 1896-1900.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/C/3/1: 3 items, Promissory Notes, 1915, etc.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/C/4/1: Insurance Receipt, 1897.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/E/4/1: Architectural Plan, early 20th century.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/E/4/2: Architectural Plan, 1955.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/4/3: Architectural Plan, 1979.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/A/1/12: Register of Marriages 1929-1932, 1933-1942. Other later years Closed for viewing).

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/A/1/11: Register of Marriages, 1923-1928.

    Ref. Meth/C/Skegness, Roman Bank/A/1/1: Register for Baptisms, 1901-1932, etc.

    Alford PM Circuit, 1881-1916. Skegness PM Circuit 1916-1932/3.

    Other Documents.



    By Raymond E.O.Ella (15/03/2018)

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