Leeds Meanwood Road (Clowes) Primitive Methodist Chapel

Leeds Meanwood Road (Clowes) Primitive Methodist Chapel

The 1940 statistical return records that the building was both stone and brick built and seated 669 in pews. There was one hall and 8 other rooms. Follow the link to see a picture of the chapel.

West Yorkshire Archives Services, Leeds branch (former Sheepscar branch library) has the following information about this chapel:

Ref. WYL949 (LC02234): Clowes Primitive Methodist Chapel, Meanwood Road, Leeds: Baptisms 1885-1932, 1933-1959. Sunday School Records 1910-1932, 1933-1946. Other document after Methodist Unification up to c.1972.

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  • The 1894 Primitive Methodist magazine (page 77) tells us that the Primitive Methodist society at Meanwood Road had just laid the foundation stones for a new chapel.. They had previously met in an old public house, rented for the purpose!

    The chapel still exists in 2020, in use by the Seventh Day Adventists. Can you supply a picture?

    By Christopher Hill (27/06/2021)

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