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Bar Roll of Honour. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 136)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Bar Wesleyan Chapel is in Skipton Road, Bilton, Harrogate. It was a small chapel, seating 200 in 1940.

The five men whose names appear on this list are not otherwise commemorated.

Robert Bunnill          [ in reality, Robert Burrill]

Richard Depledge

John Dolphin

Donald Knowles

J. Harold Leyland

John Dolphin was the Chapel Keeper, as this article reveals

Harrogate Herald – 9th May 1917

“Mrs Dolphin, of Ebor Terrace, Bilton, has been informed – though not officially – of the death of her husband, Private John Dolphin, at the Front. He was, before he entered the Army, the Bar Chapel-keeper, and was greatly respected. Much sympathy has been expressed to Mrs Dolphin, who is left with a family of five young children, one of whom is practically a cripple. Two of his comrades have made the notification, having seen him buried.”

Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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