SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

[former] Brandlee Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Dawley [former] Brandlee Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Dawley
This large chapel was built in 1822 following a religious revival in the area. The chapel building was supported by Benjamin Tranter, a Wesleyan agent of the Coalbrookdale Co. In 1851 it had free seating for 300 people and rented seating for 350. There were 60 people at their morning service and 200 at their evening service on 30 March 1851. They had 90 Sunday scholars. Eventually the chapel closed & the building was demolished in 1937.


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This original painting is reproduced by kind permission of the Methodist Church, Dawley Christian Centre from a photograph by Maurice Coleman. © Methodist Church, Dawley 2005

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