Rawcliffe (Stape) Primitive Methodist chapel
Rawcliffe (Stape) Primitive Methodist chapel was opened in 1876. It is now a house.
Thanks to Ryedale Circuit Archivist Sue Gooodwill for the following archive notes about Stape
- 24th March 1854: John Young, of Newton upon Rawcliffe as Trustee of the Primitive Methodist Chapel Stape in the Township of Newton upon Rawcliffe of Pickering Union used as a Place of Meeting for Religious Worship for those called Primitive Methodists Registered 21st April 1854
- 16th March 1932: Between the Trustees of the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Stape and the Pickering Wesleyan Circuit Quarterly Meeting and Society at Rawcliffe for the use of the said P.M. Chapel pending the consummation of Methodist Union…. Agree to let, and the Pickering Wesleyan Meeting agree its responsibility, maintenance etc
- 22nd January 1947: Stape Primitive Methodist Chapel sold £50, Pencil note Freehold 1851.
Sue also comments that Stape features on the Pickering Circuit preaching plans, such as this one.