Derbyshire Places of Worship

Wesleyan Chapel, Milford (43k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of Paul Slater
Wesleyan Chapel, Milford
Wesleyan Chapel,
Chevin Road,
Milford, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel did NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1815, but we understand it was closed in 1949.

The following information about the Chapel has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 1] Milford Wesleyan Chapel is just a few yards down the road from Milford Baptist Chapel. According to Derbyshire Record Offices's Guide to Non Conformist Records, it was founded in 1815, rebuilt in 1842 (which is what its datestone shows) and closed in 1949.

Both buildings probably have spectacular views over the River Derwent, but are high up enough above it to be safe from flooding.[1]

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK3495745224. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Resources

I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Milford, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Information last updated on 12 Oct 2010 at 16:01.

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This Report was created 31 Mar 2020 - 21:51:18 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 6 Feb 2019 at 15:49.

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