Catalogue description Houghton-le-Spring Primitive Methodist Circuit

This record is held by Tyne and Wear Archives

Details of MC.HS3
Reference: MC.HS3
Title: Houghton-le-Spring Primitive Methodist Circuit
Date: 1885-1944
Related material:

Records which continue in an unbroken series into the Houghton Methodist Circuit are listed under MC.HS1. Those relating entirely to the period pre-1944 are listed here.


See also records of individual churches.

Held by: Tyne and Wear Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Houghton-le-Spring Primitive Methodist Circuit

Physical description: 7 series + 7 files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Accession 1114 (part), 1133 (part) and 1268 (part)

  • Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham
  • Religion
Administrative / biographical background:

Houghton-le-Spring Primitive Methodist Circuit was created a separate circuit from Hetton in May 1891. On 3 December 1932, it amalgamated with the United Methodists to form the Houghton Mautland Street Circuit. On 1 September 1933 they were joined by the West End Branch of the Sunderland (Thornhill) Circuit. Finally, in September 1944 it amalgamated with Houghton William Street (formerly Wesleyan Methodist) Circuit to form the Hougton Methodist Circuit (see MC.HS1).

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