Caldbeck WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid ref NY322402

By GW Oxley

GG Head built Caldbeck Chapel for the use of Methodists 1863, The  chapel was 54 feet by 24 feet and the materials were brick and stone. It was enlarged in 1875. It had 166 sittings in 1873 By 1911 there were 131 in 1911, said in 1940 to be in pews. A schoolroom was added in1958-63. The cost was £1223.10.0d. By 1980 there were 150 and there was one other room. It was in use as a Methodist place of worship in 2014.

Sources

Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM1/2/82-97, Carlisle WM District property schedules, 1862-1877

Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM3/1/43-62 Carlisle WM  District property schedules, 1898-1917

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle, Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM2/20 circuit amalgamation papers, 1940

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle, Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM9/9 Seating returns for 1911

Wesleyan seating returns, 1873

Cumbria Archives Service, Kendal WDFCM7 Synod Minutes 1937-1974

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940, 1980, 1991;

Site visit spring 2014

Photo:Caldbeck WM Chapel, 23.02.2014

Caldbeck WM Chapel, 23.02.2014

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Photo:Caldbeck Chapel, date plaque 23.02.2014

Caldbeck Chapel, date plaque 23.02.2014

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