Society records of the Methodist Church, Dunnington Primitive Methodist Chapel

Scope and Content

Archbishop's license of a room in Dunnington as a place of worship for the Primitive Methodists, 1846.

Administrative / Biographical History

A Primitive Methodist Chapel was built on Church Street in Dunnington in 1852. In 1908 its membership was described as 'small', although it was still active in 1919.

Originally part of the York Circuit of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, in 1883 it became part of the York, First Circuit (named the York, Monkgate Circuit from 1903) after the original Primitive Methodist Circuit was divided into two.

By the 1970s the chapel had been closed and was being used for storage. It was later converted into a private house.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in the 1980s.

Note

A Primitive Methodist Chapel was built on Church Street in Dunnington in 1852. In 1908 its membership was described as 'small', although it was still active in 1919.

Originally part of the York Circuit of the Primitive Methodist Connexion, in 1883 it became part of the York, First Circuit (named the York, Monkgate Circuit from 1903) after the original Primitive Methodist Circuit was divided into two.

By the 1970s the chapel had been closed and was being used for storage. It was later converted into a private house.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 09.11.16.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Circuit records for the York Circuit and York, Monkgate (previously York First) Circuit of the Primitive Methodist Connexion are also deposited at the Borthwick Institute. The records for both Circuits form a single archive: Records of the Methodist Church, York (Monkgate) Circuit.

Additional Information

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