Derbyshire Places of Worship

Primitive Methodist Chapel (replaced by Town End Methodist), Bolsover (114k) Above Photograph(s)
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Primitive Methodist Chapel (replaced by Town End Methodist), Bolsover
Primitive Methodist Chapel (replaced by Town End Methodist)   [no longer registered]
Cotton Street, S44 6HA,
Bolsover, 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 1864, but we understand it was closed in 1898, and the premises are now in secular use.

An account of Nonconformity in Bolsover, on the Victorian County Histories website indicates that Primitive Methodism was introduced to Bolsover in 1819 by Jeremiah Gilbert. He was arrested for his pains; but afterwards meetings were held in a cottage in Hockley. This is information that the compilers obtained from a book Bolsover Methodist Church. Centenary Celebrations 1896-1996 (M. Clarke, 1995).

A permanent Chapel was not, however opened until 1864, and this was closed for Methodist worship in 1898, when the congregation moved to new premises in Welbeck Road. The building was then taken over by the Salvation Army, who occupied it until 1911, after which time it was converted into Council Offices. The plaque on the exterior of the building now reads: 'Bolsover Urban District Council' '1911', so unfortunately, it retains little of its original provenance.

The Salvation Army Hall afterwards moved to another location, for which there is a separate entry in this database.

Note: the Council Building is in the northern half of Cotton Street, which has been pedestrianised, so is not accessible from Google StreetView. [Sources: David Lindley/Rosemary Lockie]

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive 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 SK4740070428. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 21 Nov 2014 at 15:22.

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This Report was created 1 May 2017 - 02:10:41 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 27 Aug 2016 at 10:57.

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