SHROPSHIRE'S NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS

Marton Independent Chapel
Marton Independent Chapel

This stone-built chapel was erected in 1829. William Nevett, gentleman farmer of Marton Villa, was responsible for building the chapel. in 1851 It had seating for 150 people. On Census Sunday 1851 there were reported to be 100 worshippers at their morning service (plus 38 Sunday scholars) and 130 at their evening one (plus 29 Sunday scholars). "There are never 100 of all ages at this chapel except at a Christmas tea party" written in another hand on the census form. The building is in good condition, and still in use as a Congregational Church in 2016.
Grid ref: SJ 289027.

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