Society records of the Methodist Church, Lockton Methodist Chapel

Scope and Content

Society Steward's book, 1937-1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

A Methodist Society was established at Lockon in 1797 but it wasn't until 1822 that a permanent Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was built in the village. It was later rebuilt in 1876.

A second chapel was built by the Primitive Methodists in 1849. This was rebuilt in 1899 and became the main Methodist chapel in the village following the unification of the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches in 1932.

Lockton was part of the Pickering Circuit of the Methodist Connexion and then of the Ryedale Circuit.

Lockton Methodist Chapel closed in 2015.

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 1984.

Note

A Methodist Society was established at Lockon in 1797 but it wasn't until 1822 that a permanent Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was built in the village. It was later rebuilt in 1876.

A second chapel was built by the Primitive Methodists in 1849. This was rebuilt in 1899 and became the main Methodist chapel in the village following the unification of the Primitive, Wesleyan and United Methodist churches in 1932.

Lockton was part of the Pickering Circuit of the Methodist Connexion and then of the Ryedale Circuit.

Lockton Methodist Chapel closed in 2015.

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, 21.12.16.

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

Records of Lockton Chapel, 1851-2002, and of Pickering and Ryedale Methodist Circuits are deposited at North Yorkshire County Record Office (Reference: R/M/PI and R/M/RY).

Additional Information

Published

GB193

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