Lowertown is a small hamlet on the edge of Helston wrapped around the River Cober. The profile of the 1837 Lowertown Bible Christian Chapel (on lead OS 25 Inch, 1892-1914 map) has been compiled by Guy Watson.   1839 Chapel A Bible Christian chapel is recorded on the 1st Edition 1:2500 OS map c1880 (1),…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Lowertown Bible Christian Chapel”

Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of Trevenson Street Primitive Methodist Chapel, Camborne, has been compiled by David Thomas.     The Trevenson Street Primitive Methodist chapel at the junction of Trevenson Street and Stray Park Road. The building was constructed in 1850 and opened in January 1851 but in 1859-1860 was further…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Trevenson Street Primitive Methodist Chapel, Camborne”

Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of Camborne Trelowarren Street United Methodist Church has been compiled by David Thomas.   Let’s wander just a short distance from the Camborne Bible Christian chapel in Rosewarne Road into Trelowarren Street and today facing us there stands Costa Coffee. Older residents will of course remember it…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Trelowarren Street, United Methodist Free Church, Camborne”

Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of Rosewarne Road Bible Christian Chapel, Camborne, has been compiled by David Thomas.   The Bible Christian denomination was founded in North Cornwall in 1815 and 14 years later in 1829 the first local Bible Christian chapel was built in Rosewarne Road in Camborne. This building was…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Rosewarne Road Bible Christian Chapel, Camborne”

Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of North Street Wesleyan Association Chapel, Camborne, has been compiled by David Thomas. This one comes from my collection and is very recently acquired. It is labelled on the back ‘trip from North Parade chapel’ which is of course Camborne. The 1850 chapel has gone and there…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – North Street Wesleyan Association Chapel, Camborne”

Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of Camborne Centenary Wesleyan Chapel has been compiled by David Thomas. This photo dates from around 1880 and shows the chapel as originally constructed in 1839 with no portico or central doorway. The words in the gable say ‘chapel’. This picture is from about 1903 and shows…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Camborne Centenary Wesleyan Chapel”