Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for DEWSBURY: Dewsbury-Springfield Chapel Congregational Church History up to 1868.

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

DEWSBURY: Dewsbury-Springfield Chapel Congregational Church History up to 1868.

DEWSBURY-SPRINGFIELD CHAPEL. (CONGREGATIONAL.)

When Mr. Weeks gave notice of his intention to resign his charge at Ebenezer Chapel, some of his friends suggested to him the erection of a new sanctuary in Dewsbury. This, however, he declined, being already under engagements to Manchester. Before Mr. Shillito's invitation, 107 members amicably seceded. The number was afterwards increased to I16. A new chapel was commenced, the foundation-stone of which was laid by E. Baines, Esq., of Leeds, March 25, 1856. It was opened, Nov. 26, by Revs. J. Sherman and E. Mellor. The first pastor was-
  • 1856. Rev. G. MCCALLUM (from Perth). He is the present minister (in 1868).

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