Wrentnall Primitive Methodist Chapel, Shropshire

Keith Guyler, 2000

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

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  • SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE, Friday 5 August 1910, page 11.
    [NOTE. The building had been built as a Baptist chapel, but became the village hall sometime after 1875, & was then taken over by the Primitive Methodists in 1910.]
    “On Monday a Primitive Methodist Circuit gathering took place at the Primitive Methodist Chapel here. The Wrentnall Society was only added to the Shrewsbury circuit in June of this year. At Monday’s dathering, Mr. W. Pace, of Church Stretton, presided, and the speakers included the Revs. Dr. Peake, of Manchester Primitive Methodist College, H. T. Goodwin, E. W. Challengar, Jenkins, and Lees.”

    SHREWSBURY CHRONICLE, Friday 11 November 1910, page 11.
    In connection with the Primitive Methodist Church, Wrentnall, the opening of a new organ took place on Thursday evening, November 3rd. The ceremony was performed by Mr. W. H. Carless (organist, Primitive Methodist Church, Shrewsbury), and an excellent programme was rendered by Mr. J. W. Morris’s Concert Party, to which the following ladies and gentlemen contributed:- Miss Ethel Jpnes, Miss Richards, Miss Nellie Waight, Messrs. R. Edmunds and Edwin Griffiths.”

    By Janice Cox (27/08/2021)
  • There is a series of 10 photographs of the outside of this chapel, taken in June 1990, which can be seen in Shropshire Archives, ref: PH/C/17/8-17, or on their website, just put Wrentnall Methodist into the search box.

    By Janice Cox (04/04/2019)

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