Talkin WM Chapel, Cumberland



Talkin Chapel was built of stone in 1871 at a cost of £165. There were 80 sittings in 1873 which, in 1940, were all on forms. There were no additional buildings. It was closed as a place of worship in 1959 whenTalkin was described as a dying village. Services had ceased some years previously and there were no members. The building was sold in 1960-1 for £150. It is now used as a holiday cottage.


Cumbria Archives Service, Carlisle DFCM1/2/82-97, Carlisle WM District property schedules, 1862-1877

DFCM3/1/43-62 Carlisle WM District property schedules, 1898-1917

DFCM/11/32, 53

DFCM14/13 chapel record cards Wesleyan seating returns, 1873

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940

WM Chapel, Talkin, front, 14.02.2015
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WM Chapel, Talkin, date plaque, 14.02.2015
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WM Chapel, Talkin, back, 14.02.2015
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