Betley Methodist Chapel, Staffordshire

The first Wesleyan Chapel | Click on the picture to see it full size
The first Wesleyan Chapel
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The building opened in 1907
The building opened in 1907

A Methodist Society was formed in the village in 1803.

Richard Brampton registered a meeting place for worship in the village on 20 April 1805

In 1808 the first Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was built.

A new Chapel opened in 1907

In the mid 1990’s most of the building was converted into 5 apartments. The Sunday school rooms were retained as a chapel which is still in use today (2012).

 

 

 

 

 

 

References

Staffordshire Places  ( http://www.places.staffspasttrack.org.uk/ )

Robert and Janet Speake, A comparison of Audley, Barthomley and Betley: their differences and similarities as revealed in three local studies.

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