Mapping Methodism – Polperro Wesleyan Chapel

 This profile of Wesleyan Methodism in Polperro has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   1768: John Wesley disliked the smell in the meeting house. By 1792 it was possible to build a large chapel accommodating 250 people and Methodism flourished in Polperro during the 1800s. (De Burlet Portrait of Polperro; pp. 16–17) Possible the building bottom…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Polperro Wesleyan Chapel”

Mapping Methodism – Polperro Wesleyan Methodist Association

 These Wesleyan Methodist Chapels have been profiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   (See: Le Grice, C. Val., The Proofs of the Spirit or Considerations on Revivalism. A Sermon preached at St. Mary’s Chapel (Anglican), Penzance, Sunday, April 24, 1814. Treffry, R. Rev. A Letter to the Rev. C. Val. Le Grice occasioned by his sermon, Proof…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Polperro Wesleyan Methodist Association”

Mapping Methodism – Polperro Bible Christian Chapel

  This profile or Polperro Bible Christian Chapel in The Coombe, has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   1837 Chapel on Talland Hill Nonconformist Chapel (19th Century to Unknown – 1837 AD) Bible Christian Chapel, now commercial premises. Opened by William O’Bryan, the founder of the Bible Christian movement. Local rubble and…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Polperro Bible Christian Chapel”

Mapping Methodism – Camborne Wesleyan Chapel

 Camborne is a town in Cornwall. This profile of Camborne Wesleyan Chapel has been compiled by David Thomas.   Camborne Wesley was always a chapel which was well attended and possessed a large number of willing workers who were ready to assist with events there. This photograph is part of a set of postcard images…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Camborne Wesleyan Chapel”

Mapping Methodism – St Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel, Fore Street (Ebenezers Chapel)

  This profile for St Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel in Fore Street has been compiled by Val Thomas of St Ives Old Cornwall Society.   Down’long St Ives is primarily a fishing and trading port with safe harbour. There were numerous mines for tin and copper up’long. St Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel is in the…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – St Ives Primitive Methodist Chapel, Fore Street (Ebenezers Chapel)”

Mapping Methodism – Lansallos United Methodist Free Church

Lansallos is a village in the civil parish of Polperro in south Cornwall. It is situated between Polruan and Polperro, about five miles east of Fowey in Liskeard Registration District. Travelling north from Lansallos Churchtown and staying on the road past the campsite, the old chapel is on the left. This profile of Lansallos United…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Lansallos United Methodist Free Church”