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WYKE: Wyke Congregational Church History up to 1868.

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WYKE.
(CONGREGATIONAL.)

This chapel was built in 1827. For a considerable time it received the unpaid services of the Rev. B. FIRTH, who kept the Manor-house Academy, near at hand. It afterwards became a station of the West Riding Home Mission. Rev. B. Firth died in 1854, and was succeeded by
  • Rev. CHARLES ILLINGWORTH, from Bradford. Mr. I. resigned his pastorship, 1868. The pulpit is now vacant.

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