Wellington Street Wesleyan Methodist church-Dalton in Furness.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 09.447 W 003° 10.978
30U E 488051 N 6001055
Quick Description: The Weslayans began meeting in a hayloft in the 1820s and erected a chapel in Skelgate,around 1828,before moving to Wellington Street in1864.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/7/2008 4:02:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM53XZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
Dalton in Furness is one of the oldest towns in Cumbria,just a few miles from Ulverston to the East and adjoining the Town of Barrow in Furness to the West.
The Weslayans moved to Wellington Street in Dalton in 1864,and in 1868 the Sunday school was added .
The first Wesleyan minister in the town was Ralph Spoor who came in1865.
The church website below makes fascinating reading for the history of the church.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1864

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Wesleyan Methodist.

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:30 AM

Street address of Church:
Wesleyan Methodist church Wellington street.
Dalton in Furness.
Carlisle., Cumbria. England.
LA15 8AN

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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