West Bromwich Guns Lane Primitive Methodist chapel

West Bromwich circuit

Gun(s) Village Primitive Methodist chapel opened in 1851.  On October 16th 1853 it celebrated its re-opening after the installation of gas. Sermons were preached by Rev John Bickerdyke of Newcastle and Samuel Saddler (Wesleyan). The following day a tea meeting was held for 160 people, followed by a public meeting addressed by J Grieves, W Bickerdyke, T Hughes and T Brownswood.

The chapel closed by 1969


Account by Richard Price Primitive Methodist magazine 1853 December p.752


Guns Lane Primitive Methodist chapel: from a postcard sent in 1904
provided by Randle Knight

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