Greengate St Wesleyan Methodist, Barrow in Furness
Wesleyan Methodist church,
Barrow in Furness
Storey Square and Marsh Street chapels. Greengate Street/Central Methodist Church finally closed c1996. It was subsequently demolished and the site cleared before April 2001 and now occupied by new buildings.
The Wesleyan Methodist church was formed in the 18th century from religous societies founded by John Wesley and his preachers. It suffered many secessions, but was the largest Nonconformist denomination in the 19th century. In 1932 the Wesleyan Methodists joined with the Primitive Methodists and the United Methodists to form the Methodist Church of Great Britain.
Original registersThe Cumbria Record Office, Barrow hold:
- Baptisms 1877-1951
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