Melton Mowbray, Sage Cross Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (i), Leicestershire

Sage Cross Street chapel was built in1808 at a cost of £1500. It was enlarged in 1827 application having been made to the Chapel Committee for permission to carry out works costing £500 in 1825. The cumulative cost of the buildings to 1860 was £2558. In 1851 it provided 150 free and 364 other sittings, 514 in all. It was probably demolished to make way for the new chapel in 1871


The National Archives,1851 ecclesiastical census HO129/418/2/2

John Rylands Library University of Manchester, DDPD58 Applications to the Chapels Committee for permission to build, extend or sell Chapels, 1817 – 1830 No. 259

Whites Directory for Leicestershire, 1863, p 362

Leicestershire Record Office, N/M/NDD 1-15, Annual trust returns, Nottingham and Derby District 1860-1878

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