Catalogue description METHODIST CENTRAL HALL

This record is held by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Details of CR482
Reference: CR482

Records of baptisms and marriages, Minutes, plans, financial records

Date: 1873-1982
Related material:

For other deposited records of the Methodist Central Hall, See CR 55/92-110, CR 55/2/34-42 and CR 415.

Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Methodist Central Hall, Chester

Physical description: 32 files
Access conditions:

Those records in the collection which are less than thirty years old may not be produced for inspection without prior permission from the Superintendent Minister of Chester Methodist Circuit.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The records listed below were (on 5 August 1985 by Mr L. A. Chaplin, Chester.

  • Chester, Cheshire
Administrative / biographical background:

The Methodist Central Hall was opened in City Road in 1873 and became a major centre of Wesleyan Methodism in Chester. Until 1959, it formed part of the St. John Street Circuit; from 1959 to 1963, it was on the Grosvenor Park Circuit and from 1963, it was on the present Chester Methodist Circuit.


In September 1982, the Central Hall was closed for public worship and was subsequently sold and demolished.

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