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BRADFORD: Bradford-College Chapel Congregational Church History up to 1868.

BRADFORD-COLLEGE CHAPEL. (CONGREGATIONAL.)

This building was erected in 1839. When the Rev. W. Scott became President of Airedale College, he desired a pastoral charge. The locality of the College was at that time in urgent need of religious instruction. Accordingly a chapel was built, which was at first attached to the College, but became afterwards dissociated and independent. The pastors have been-
  • 1839. Rev. WALTER SCOTT (from Rowell). Mr. S.'s ministry was greatly esteemed by those who enjoyed the privilege of being his hearers. In many respects he was a preacher of the first order. An active and zealous church arose under his care. Mr. Scott resigned his charge under the infirmities of age, 1855. Ob. Sept. 13, 1858, aet. 79.
  • 1855. Rev. WILLIAM THOMAS (Rotherham Coll., from Ashton-under-Lyne): Mr. T. removed to Queen Street, Leeds, in 1861.
  • 1862. Rev. WILLIAM KINGSLAND (Western Coll., from Devizes). In 1865, the chapel was altered, enlarged, and beautified. It is now very commodious. Mr. Kingsland is the present minister (in 1868).

Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2014
from the Appendix to
Congregationalism in Yorkshire
by James C. Miall, 1868.