Bowes Wesleyan chapel, North Riding

Bowes Wesleyan chapel
Philip Thornborow, 2018

Bowes is in that part of Yorkshire that was transferred to County Durham in 1974.

The first appearance of Bowes in the Quarterly Meeting appears to be have been in 1800, when four members are recorded. A chapel, seating 188, was replaced by this building in 1878 at a cost of £400.

Mr Guyler took this photograph   in 1991. Twenty-seven years on, the building still exists but as a domestic building.

Grid reference NY992135

Sources

Bulmer’s History and Directory of North Yorkshire (1890)

Steele, Anthony The History of Methodism in Barnard Castle London: George Vickers, 1857 p189

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  • The chapel replaced by this one was built in 1822. Attendances on 30 March 1851 were 70 and 39 Sunday school scholars in the afternoon (which was said to be the average attendance, and 72, with 30 scholars in the evening.

    By Philip Thornborow (24/09/2019)

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