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Union Chapel, Stretford - Wesleyan Methodist

Church picture

Photograph supplied by & Copyright of Mike Berrell. Union Chapel,
Edge Lane,
Stretford
Lancashire

Cemeteries

The church does not have a graveyard.

Church History

It was founded before 1891. It is now closed, but we do not know the date of closure .

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.

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The information provided has been obtained from a number of sources and although every effort is made to avoid errors, just a few may be present. So if there are any please let us know. [Use the link at the bottom of this page].

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  • We know the church has closed but do not know in which year this happened.

  • We only have the earliest date the church was mentioned in records. Do you know in which year it was founded?

  • Have you any details about the history of the church? Old directories frequently contain such information, and if you can transcribe such information and let us have it, we can add it to this page.

  • Who holds the records of baptisms, marriages or burials? Have any transcripts of the registers been published?

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