The church did not have a graveyard.
The congregation was established in 1872, initially meeting in the Hindpool Hotel and being largely supported by workers moving from Dudley and South Staffordshire [according to the Jubilee Booklet, 1935]. A new building opened 9 Sept 1875. The church was almost totally destroyed in an air raid on 16 April 1941.
The congregation then moved temporarily into a schoolroom, but it subsequently used its remaining assets to purchase a fresh site on a new housing estate and to relocate as the new Beacon Hill (Christ Church) Methodist Church, at the end of Holyoake Avenue (near Rating Lane) which opened in October 1956.
The Methodist New Connexion was formed in 1797 when it seceeded from the Wesleyan Methodists. In 1907 the Methodist New Connexion merged with the United Methodist Free Church and the Bible Christians to form the United Methodist Church.
In 1932 the United Methodists joined with the Wesleyan Methodists and the Primitive Methodists to form the Methodist Church of Great Britain.
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. The Cumbria Record Office, Barrow
- Baptisms 1875-1940
- Marriages 1905-1941
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