Mapping Methodism – Mount Hawke Primitive Methodist Chapel

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Mount Hawke is a village approximately eight miles west-northwest of Truro, five miles north-northeast of Redruth and two and a half miles south of St Agnes. This profile has been compiled by Clive Benney & Tony Mansell.


Location unknown.

1834: First Mount Hawke Society probably formed. (1)

1834 – 9th August: William Driffield preached. (1)

1835: “… at Mount Hawke there was a piece of ground on which to build a chapel, the trustees being John Kemp and Thos Morcom of Carnmarth, Sam Trevena from Redruth Highway, ? George from Illogan Highway and two Daveys of Mount Hawke. (1)

1836: Chapel rent of 7/6 being paid. (1)

1839: “Lime and window blinds for Mount Hawke Chapel 3/0” (1)

1842: Society closed. (1)

1845: Society re-formed. (1)

1847: Society closed. (1)

The Society was always small in number.


  • “Primitive Methodism in Cornwall” by J C C Probert

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