1849.Previous to 1849 we existed as a Methodist Society. Services being held in a small Chapel near the village green.
A Sunday School was started in 1848 with 10 scholars.
In consequence of the disruption in Methodism the Society became non-connexional.
1852.New Chapel in Back-way, rented of Mr. Benjamin Denton for £7 10s. per year, opened by Rev. W. Griffiths, one of the Methodist Ministers expelled in 1849. Services were held here for 21 years.
1873.A Permanent Chapel and Schools in High-street, secured by deed to the Society costing about £1000. A Bazaar was held which realised about £100. Foundation Stones were laid by Mr. T. Chamberlain, Rev. T. Bromage, Messrs. G. Tailby, and S. Brightwell. The Opening Services were conducted by the Rev. Dr. Clifford, and the amount raised up to date of opening was £635.
1890.New Schools erected in Queen-street at a cost of about £2,000, the whole of the debt being clear in 1896.
1895.We erected a Mission Room in Station-road which cost about £500 upon which a debt remains of about £300.
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