Wetheral WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid Ref NY462546

 

The chapel was built of brick and opened on 4th October 1873 when it had 150 sittings. The total cost including land was £440. In 1894/5 approval was granted for the construction of unspecified enlargements. In 1940 it had 80 sittings in pews There was also a one other room. In December 2013 it was in use as Methodist place of worship.

Sources

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist property statistics 1940, 1980, 1991;

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

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

John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Carlisle WM District minutes, 1878-99

Wesleyan seating returns 1873

Carlisle Library, 1A287 Wetheral Methodist Church, 1873 – 1973

Site visit Dec. 2013

WM Chapel. Wetheral, Cumbria. 11.12.2013
G W Oxley
Foundation stone Plaque to right of window WM Chapel. Wetheral, Cumbria. 11.12.2013
G W Oxley
Plaque to leftt of window WM Chapel. Wetheral, Cumbria. 11.12.2013
Plaque to right of window WM Chapel. Wetheral, Cumbria. 11.12.2013
G W Oxley

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