Oakengates Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shropshire

Information about this chapel can be viewed by following the link to Shropshire’s Nonconformist Chapels.

There is an account with further detail in the Primitive Methodist magazine of the opening of Oakengates Primitive Methodist chapel. Opening celebrations started on November 24th 1847

After closure it was converted in 1983 for use as the Headquarters of the Telford Youth Training Agency. When the photographs were taken in August 2018 it was unused but carried the name Wesley House.


Primitive Methodist magazine Feb 1848 pages 120-121

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  • By accident we drove past this chapel yesterday, saw the words Primitive Methodist” so stopped to take some pictures

    By Christopher Hill (31/08/2018)
  • Shropshire Archives and Local Studies:

    Ref: NM3038/4/9: Oakengates PM Chapel Schedule 1860. Other documents with circuit records.

    Ref: XNMA44: Wrockwardine Primitive Methodist Circuit Records (previously Oakengates PM Circuit).

    Ref. XPH/O/1/105: n.d. Interior of PM Chapel, Oakengates.

    Ref. X8335/6/12/5: Exterior of Oakengates Chapel (previously PM), year 1975 with adjacent police station.

    Ref. X8335/16/4: Exterior of PM Chapel, Oakengates, early 20th century.

    Ref. NM3083/4/8: Oakengates. Extract from the Primitive Methodist Magazine, Feb., 1847: e.g., First Chapel lasted only 1 year and 7 month. Taken down to make way for railway. Second Chapel opened 1847, etc. 

    Other documents.

    By Raymond E.O.Ella (11/04/2018)

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