Society records of the Methodist Church, Newton on Ouse Methodist Chapel

Scope and Content

Trustees' treasurer's account book, 1898-1968; collection journal, 1923-1935.

Unlisted material.

Administrative / Biographical History

A Wesleyan Methodist chapel was recorded at Newton on Ouse in 1840, on a site opposite the Anglican parish church. It was replaced in 1925 with a new chapel overlooking the village green which remained in use until 2003, when it was closed and subsequently converted to a private house.

The chapel was part of the Easingwold Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodist Connexion until c 1932 when, following the unification of the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches, it became part of the Easingwold Circuit of what was now a single Methodist Connexion. In 1972 it became part of York, North Circuit.

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 prior to 2012. Further additions were made to the archive in 2012, 2013 and 2016.

Note

A Wesleyan Methodist chapel was recorded at Newton on Ouse in 1840, on a site opposite the Anglican parish church. It was replaced in 1925 with a new chapel overlooking the village green which remained in use until 2003, when it was closed and subsequently converted to a private house.

The chapel was part of the Easingwold Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodist Connexion until c 1932 when, following the unification of the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches, it became part of the Easingwold Circuit of what was now a single Methodist Connexion. In 1972 it became part of York, North Circuit.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute. This includes all material received prior to 2012. Later material has not yet been listed, please contact the Institute for more information.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 01.12.16.

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 York, North Circuit and a small number of records relating to the Easingwold Circuit are deposited at the Borthwick Institute. The first forms part of: Circuit records of the Methodist Connexion, York (New Street) Circuit (MRC/1).

A register of baptisms for Newton on Ouse Methodist Chapel, 1989-1995, is deposited at North Yorkshire County Record Office together with the main archive for Easingwold Methodist Circuit (Reference: R/M/EAW).

Additional Information

Published

GB193