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Crook Methodist Circuit

Reference: M/Cr

Catalogue Title: Crook Methodist Circuit

Area: Catalogue

Category: Non-Conformist Church Records

Description: Individual churches

Covering Dates: 1847 - 1997

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Crook Methodist Circuit (Ref: M/Cr)Billy Row Centenary Church (Ref: M/Cr Bil)Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minutes of Trustees' Meetings, March 1935 - 21 May 1957
Document format of M/Cr 93

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Account Book, 1 January 1912 - November 1956
Document format of M/Cr 94


Bills and Receipts, 15 October 1948 - 23 March 1969
Document format of M/Cr 95

Bowden Close Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Bow)Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of baptisms, 23 April 1907 - 10 September 1972
Document format of M/Cr 197

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book, 19 February 1885 - 15 March 1897
Document format of M/Cr 96


Minute Book, 4 October 1918 - 19 January 1949
Document format of M/Cr 97

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Trustees' account book, 1 January 1861 - 31 December 1899
Document format of M/Cr 98

Byers Green Primitive Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr ByeP)Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Leaders' meetings' minutes, 1946 - 1963
Document format of M/Cr 77


Trustees' meetings' minutes, 1922 - 1963 Accounts, 1873 - 1963
Document format of M/Cr 78

Byers Green Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr ByeW)

See also M/SF 45, 107


Treasurers' accounts, 1905 - 1939
Document format of M/Cr 76

Crook Central Methodist Church (Ref: M/CrCro)Photographs (Ref: M/Cr)

Photographs of the exterior of the old Crook Central Methodist church, c.1970
Document format of M/Cr 291/1-2


Photographs of the interior and exterior of Crook Central Methodist church as altered, c.1970
Document format of M/Cr 292/1-2


Photograph of interior of old school room, c.1970
Document format of M/Cr 293


Photographs of interior and exterior of school hall as altered, c.1970
Document format of M/Cr 294/1-4


Photographs of the interior and exterior of the new small hall, c.1970
Document format of M/Cr 295/1-4

Crook, Dawson Street Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr CroD)

Formerly Primitive Methodist

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Trustees' and Trustees' & Chapel Committee Meetings minutes, 1887 - 1908
Document format of M/Cr 43


Minute Book 20 January 1909 - 19 January 1949
Document format of M/Cr 109


Minute Book 3 December 1954 - 29 September 1964 Recent correspondence 20 February 1957 - 10 February 1964
Document format of M/Cr 110

Financial Committee (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book of Financial Committee, 28 May 1924 - 20 January 1932
Document format of M/Cr 111


Minute Book of Financial Committee, 26 January 1933 - 23 January 1962
Document format of M/Cr 112


Minute Book of Financial Committee, 23 January 1962 - 17 November 1964
Document format of M/Cr 113

Correspondence (Ref: M/Cr )

See also M/Cr 110


Recent correspondence 16 July 1958 - 30 June 1964
Document format of M/Cr 114

Crook, Hope Street Methodist Church (formerly Wesleyan) (Ref: M/CrCroH)Registration (Ref: M/Crsection 01)Registers of marriages (Ref: M/Cr)

12


Register of marriages, 1865 contains one entry only
Document format of M/Cr 12

Marriage certificates (Ref: M/Cr)

46


Counterfoils of marriage certificates etc., 1920-1941
Document format of M/Cr 46

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr section 02)Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Minutes of Trustees, 1887-1923
Document format of M/Cr 45


Minute Book 19 April 1923 - 21 January 1958
Document format of M/Cr 115


Minute Book 19 August 1957 - 20 November 1970
Document format of M/Cr 116

Leaders and Society meetings (Ref: M/Cr )

Leaders' & Society Meetings minutes, 1911 - 1945
Document format of M/Cr 44

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr section 03)Bequests (Ref: M/Cr)

Correspondence concerning legacy of Mrs. Jane Alderson between G.W. Hodgson and Angus, solicitors, Stanhope and J.H. Anderson, 2 Hobart Terrace, Manchester, and W.T. Thompson, 18 - 30 January 1936
Document format of M/Cr 217-219


Correspondence including copy will of George Suddick concerning the George Suddick bequest to Hope Street Methodist Church, 29 November 1945 -­ 10 January 1969
Document format of M/Cr 224-237

Account books (Ref: M/Cr )

Trustees' Treasurer's Account Book 16 April 1908 - 31 December 1949
Document format of M/Cr 124


Trustees' Treasurer's Account Book 3 January 1950 - 23 November 1970
Document format of M/Cr 125

Trustees (Ref: M/Crsection 04)Lists of trustees (Ref: M/Cr)

List of trustees, 14 February -­ 20 April 1939
Document format of M/Cr 220-221


List of trustees, June 1957
Document format of M/Cr 223

Chapel (Ref: M/Crsection 05)

Draft agreement between the North Eastern Railway Company and the Trustees of the Crook Wesleyan Methodist Chapel for access to the chapel of the latter across land of the former, 1855, and covering letter from the North Eastern Railway to Ralph Creighton, Peases West Collieries, Darlington, 28 November 1885
Document format of M/Cr 204-205


Letter to Messrs Marquis Cohen & Co., Hope Street, Crook, concerning the sale of Hope Street Chapel, Crook, 20 March 1970
Document format of M/Cr 238

Property (Ref: M/Crsection 06)

Bills of costs in the case of the Trustees of the Crook Wesleyan Methodist Church and of The Crook Wesleyan Minister's House v Bolckow Vaughan & Co., Ltd., 24 October 1895
Document format of M/Cr 211-213


Receipts for payment of costs in case of Trustees of the Crook Wesleyan Methodist Chapel v Bolckow Vaughan & Co. Ltd., 8 July -­ 14 December 1896 (1 file)
Document format of M/Cr 214


Agreement by Trustees of Wesleyan property in Crook to the repayment of £150, 1897
Document format of M/Cr 215


Copy agreement by the Trustees of the Wesleyan property in Crook to the repayment of £50 to Miss Priscilla Shearman, 11 July 1903
Document format of M/Cr 216


27 August 1946 (l) Herbert Ernest Hedley Gowland of Foundry Fields, Crook (2) William Askwith, Leader of the Hope Street, Crook, Young Peoples' Fellowship Copy lease for 7 years from (l) to (2) of parcel of land near Foundry Fields, Crook Rent: £7 p.a.
Document format of M/Cr 222

Choir (Ref: M/Cr section 07)

Minutes of Wesley Choir 19 December 1935 - 18 November 1952
Document format of M/Cr 117


Minutes of Wesley Choir 15 January 1953 - 19 January 1961
Document format of M/Cr 118

Young Peoples' Fellowship (Ref: M/Cr section 08)

Bank Book, Accounts and Correspondence, 1940 - 1947
Document format of M/Cr 100

Sunday School (Ref: M/Crsection 09)

Minutes of Sunday School 7 December 1893 - 3 September 1900
Document format of M/Cr 119


Minute Book of Sunday School 9 October 1900 - 12 December 1918
Document format of M/Cr 120


Minute Book of Sunday School 22 January 1919 - 3 December 1935
Document format of M/Cr 121


Minute Book of Sunday School 3 December 1935 - 23 September 1959
Document format of M/Cr 122


Minute Book of Sunday School 23 September 1963 - 4 October 1963
Document format of M/Cr 123


Block plan of land adjoining the Wesleyan Sunday School, Crook, c.1855
Document format of M/Cr 206


Certificate of permission granted by the Wesleyan Chapel Committee, Manchester to the trustees of the Crook Wesleyan Chapel for an enlargement to the school, 3 October 1888 Attached: Memorandum of grant of £150 made to the Crook Circuit for the extinction of debt on six chapels, n.d.
Document format of M/Cr 207-208


Agreement between the Trustees of the Wesleyan Methodist Property, Crook, and George Lister, builder and contractor, for alterations and additions to the schoolroom, 20 June 1889
Document format of M/Cr 209


Account book of sums subscribed towards a scheme for the enlargement of the Crook Wesleyan Sunday School and the liquidation of a debt on the Crook Wesleyan Chapel, 26 August 1889 -­ 13 November 1890
Document format of M/Cr 210

Miscellaneous (Ref: M/Crsection 10)

Crook Wesleyan Methodist Church: Roll of honour, 1914 - 1919, designed and illuminated by Geo. D. Charlton, Barnhill, Dundee, Scotland, n.d.
Document format of M/Cr 296

Crook, Market Place Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr CroM)

Formerly Methodist New Connexion

Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of Baptisms of the Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Crook [latterly Market Place Methodist Church], February 1907 - September 1940 and November 1960 - June 1977
Document format of M/Cr 142

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute book of the Trustees of New Connexion Methodist Chapel, Crook, October 1860 - September 1884 Including records of expenditure on the construction of the Chapel, 1863
Document format of M/Cr 143


Minute Book of the Trustees of New Connexion Methodist Chapel, Crook, March 1898 - February 1920
Document format of M/Cr 144

Leaders (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book of Leaders of Methodist New Connexion Church, Crook, July 1903 - March 1919
Document format of M/Cr 145

Society (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book of Market Place Methodist Society, Crook, March 1933 - December 1969
Document format of M/Cr 146

Correspondence (Ref: M/Cr )

Correspondence concerning upkeep of Market Place Methodist Church. Including estimates for repair of boiler and organ from various firms 1920 - 1939
Document format of M/Cr 147

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Cash Book of the Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Crook, 1935 - 1943
Document format of M/Cr 148


Cash Book of Market Place Methodist Church, Crook [formerly New Connexion], 1942 - 1979
Document format of M/Cr 149


Cash Book of Market Place Methodist Church, Crook, 1970 - 1980
Document format of M/Cr 150


Record of Contributions to Church Funds, [New Connexion Methodist Church, Crook], 1900 - 1923
Document format of M/Cr 151


Record of Voluntary Contributions to Church Funds [Market Place Methodist Church, formerly New Connexion Methodist Church, Crook], 1951 - 1979
Document format of M/Cr 152


Record of Contributions to funds of Market Place Methodist Church, Crook 1938 - 1970
Document format of M/Cr 153

Weekly notices (Ref: M/Cr )

Record of Weekly Notices at Market Place Methodist Church, Crook, August 1968 - February 1972
Document format of M/Cr 155


Record of Weekly Notices at Market Place Methodist Church, Crook, March 1972 - January 1974
Document format of M/Cr 156

Woman's Own Group (Ref: M/Cr )

Attendance Register of Market Place Methodist 'Woman's Own' Group, Crook, 1953 - 1966
Document format of M/Cr 154

Crook, Rumby Hill Methodist Church (Ref: M/CrCroR)

formerly United Methodist and, before 1907, Methodist New Connexion

Registration (Ref: M/Cr)

Register of baptisms, 1882 - 1937
Document format of M/Cr 14

Crook United Methodist Church and Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr CroU)

157-174
Formerly New Connexion Sabbath School

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute book of the Trustees of the United Methodist Church, Crook, July 1921 - November 1980
Document format of M/Cr 157

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )Attendance registers (Ref: M/Cr )

Attendance Register (Girls) of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1908
Document format of M/Cr 158


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1909
Document format of M/Cr 159


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1925 - 1929
Document format of M/Cr 160


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1930 - 1933
Document format of M/Cr 161


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1934 - 1939
Document format of M/Cr 162


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1940 - 1944
Document format of M/Cr 163


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, c.1946
Document format of M/Cr 164


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1949 - 1951
Document format of M/Cr 165


Attendance Register of Market Place Methodist Church [formerly United Methodist] Sunday School, 1952
Document format of M/Cr 166


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1953 - 1954
Document format of M/Cr 167


Attendance Register of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1955 - 1957
Document format of M/Cr 168

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1921 - 1934
Document format of M/Cr 173


Minute Book of United Methodist Sunday School, Crook, 1913 - 1920
Document format of M/Cr 174

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Cash Book (Secretary's) of Methodist New Commission Sabbath School, Crook [latterly United Methodist Sunday School], 1895 - 1931
Document format of M/Cr 171


Cash Book (Treasurer's) Methodist New Connexion Sabbath School, Crook [latterly United Methodist Sunday School] 1895 - 1931
Document format of M/Cr 172

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Cash Book of United Methodist Church Trust, Crook, 1898 - 1935
Document format of M/Cr 169


Cash Book of Secretary to United Methodist Church, 1917 - 1939
Document format of M/Cr 170

Fir Tree Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Fir)

Formerly Wesleyan Methodist


Accounts, 1874 - 1950
Document format of M/Cr 62

Helmington Row Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Hel)Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Trustees' Minute Book, 29 January 1935 - 1 July 1940 (1 volume)-


Trustees' meetings minute book, 19 January 1949 -­ 9 October [1985]
Document format of M/Cr 202

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Sunday School admission book, 1922 - July 1978
Document format of M/Cr 198


Sunday School account book, 1 December 1935 - 21 September 1962
Document format of M/Cr 199


Teachers' meetings minute book, 19 December 1936 - 27 January 1952
Document format of M/Cr 200


Sunday School [members and attendance] summary and journal, q/e June 1950 -­ q/e June 1951
Document format of M/Cr 203

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Church account book, 1940 - 31 May 1985
Document format of M/Cr 201

Howden-le-Wear Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr How)Registration (Ref: M/Cr )Registers of baptisms (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of baptisms 13 February 1919 - 1 September 1974
Document format of M/Cr 126

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

127-132


Trust Accounts, 1 January 1951 - 2 May 1976
Document format of M/Cr 127


Share Book for Crook Co-Operative Corn Mill, Flour and Provision Society Limited, number 9882, 1955 - 1961
Document format of M/Cr 128


National Westminster Bank cheque book, 5 April 1972 - 14 August 1975
Document format of M/Cr 129


National Westminster Bank cheque book 16 July 1975 - 8 March 1978
Document format of M/Cr 130


Receipt Bills and receipts concerning insurance, repairs, advertising, 3 December 1976 - 28 June 1977
Document format of M/Cr 131


Bank statements from National Westminster Bank, 1 January 1976 - 31 December 1977
Document format of M/Cr 132

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

47


Minutes of Trustees, 1899-1924
Document format of M/Cr 47

Correspondence (Ref: M/Cr )

48


Correspondence re losses by fire at the church, 1905
Document format of M/Cr 48

Mount Pleasant Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Mou)

101

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

49, 101


Collection journal, 1933-1943
Document format of M/Cr 49


Account Book, 1 January 1954 - 29 August 1964, includes: correspondence regarding the sale of the church for £1,000 to Berryman and Oxlee, 1968; correspondence about the sale of the adjoining land in 1968
Document format of M/Cr 101

Mount Pleasant Wooley Terrace Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr MouW)Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

13

Registers of baptisms (Ref: M/Cr )

13, 311/1/1


Register of Baptisms, 1942 - 1966
Document format of M/Cr 13


Register of baptisms, 26 November 1908-7 May 1972
Document format of M/Cr 311/1/1

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees meetings (Ref: M/Cr )

69, 140


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1909 - 1961
Document format of M/Cr 69


Wooley Terrace Minute Book, 10 May 1966 - 18 February 1974

Committee minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

70


Pipe Organ Fund Committee minutes, 1918 - 1924, with accounts infolded, 1918 - 1924
Document format of M/Cr 70

Certificates awarded to members (Ref: M/Cr )

312-316
Florence J Birkbeck married William Ayre in 1943 and had two children - Derreck, in 1946, and Dennis, in 1950.

Certificate awarded to William Ayre (Ref: M/Cr )

314


Certificate awarded to William Ayre on enrollment as a member of the Junior Section of the Hearts of Oak Benefit Society, 7 June 1932
Document format of M/Cr 314

Certificates awarded to Derreck Ayre (Ref: M/Cr )

315/1-2


Album containing two certificates awarded to Derreck Ayre on passing the Lower Junior Scripture Examination at Honours Level, 1955, and First Class, 1956
Document format of M/Cr 315/1


Certificate awarded to Derreck Ayre by the Methodist Mission Society for collecting money for missions overseas and at home, 1959
Document format of M/Cr 315/2

Certificates awarded to Florence Birkbeck (Ref: M/Cr )

313/1, 316/1-5


Teacher's Diploma awarded by Trinity College of Music, London, admitting Florence Birkbeck to the position of Associate (A.T.C.L.), July 1939 See also: D/X 1343/196 (27)
Document format of M/Cr 313/1


Certificate awarded to Florence Jane Birkbeck by the Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School Department Connexional Scholars Examination Board on passing the Religious Knowledge Examination, First Class, Division 2, 7 March 1927
Document format of M/Cr 316/1


Certificate awarded to Florence Jane Birkbeck by the Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School Department Connexional Scholars Examination Board on passing the Religious Knowledge Examination, First Class, Division 3, 5 March 1928
Document format of M/Cr 316/2


Certificate awarded to Florence Jane Birkbeck by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music for passing Grade 5 Piano, 1933
Document format of M/Cr 316/3


Certificate awarded to Florence Birkbeck for collecting for the National Children's Home and Orphanage, n.d. [1930s]
Document format of M/Cr 316/4


Certificate awarded to Florence Birkbeck by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music for passing Grade 4 Grammar of Music, 1943
Document format of M/Cr 316/5

Certificates awarded to Dennis Ayre (Ref: M/Cr)

315/3


Certificate awarded to Dennis Ayre by the Methodist Mission Society for collecting money for missions overseas and at home, 1960
Document format of M/Cr 315/3

Certificates awarded to Frederick W. Birbeck (Ref: M/Cr )

312/1


Certificate for 50 years service awarded by the National Coal Board to Frederick W. Birbeck [Birkbeck], n.d. [c. 1960s] See also: D/X 1343/196 (4) and M/CW 126
Document format of M/Cr 312/1

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

71-72


Chapel Stewards' Accounts, 1901 - 1924, including list of Trustees, 1897; Minutes of Annual Meetings, 1902 and 1903; and Accounts of Renovating Fund Income, 1913 - 1914
Document format of M/Cr 71


Society Stewards' Account Book, 1909 - 1917
Document format of M/Cr 72

Roddymoor Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Rod)Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of baptisms 15 October 1950 - 1 April 1956
Document format of M/Cr 133

Rough Lea (Hunwick) Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Rou)Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

79-80
See also M/Cr 183


Trustees' meetings' minutes, 1905 - 1951
Document format of M/Cr 79, 80

Wesley Guild (Ref: M/Cr )

Wesley Guild minute book, includes statement of accounts 1921-­22, 30 March 1912 -­ 27 March 1951
Document format of M/Cr 179

Various (Ref: M/Cr )

Annual Society meeting minute book, 13 January 1959 -­ 30 January 1973 Centenary Sub-Committee minutes, 1981 Church Council meeting minutes, 3 February 1975 -­11 May 1983
Document format of M/Cr 180

Correspondence (Ref: M/Cr )

50


Correspondence re damage to the Sunday School by the West Hunwick Coal Company, 1920
Document format of M/Cr 50

Registration (Ref: M/Cr )Registers of baptisms (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of baptisms, 8 December 1906 -­ 27 February 1983
Document format of M/Cr 178

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Sunday School minute book, 15 December 1932 -­ 8 August 1983
Document format of M/Cr 181


Sunday School cash book, June 1949 -­ June 1983
Document format of M/Cr 185

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Accounts, 1903 - 1921
Document format of M/Cr 81


Cash book, January 1922 -­ December 1957
Document format of M/Cr 182


Trust Property Fund accounts, c.1880 Trustees' meetings minutes, 19 April 1902 -­ 28 December 1904 Subscription account, 1902-­1904 Organ Fund account, 1910 list of members, 1902-­1903
Document format of M/Cr 183


Collection Journal, 19 March 1911 -­ 7 August 1921
Document format of M/Cr 184


Property Fund analysis, April 1958 -­ September 1978
Document format of M/Cr 186


Account book, July 1971 -­ August 1983
Document format of M/Cr 187


Analysis of income to the general fund, December 1964 -­ September 1978
Document format of M/Cr 188

Sunniside Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/CrSun)Trustees (Ref: M/Cr)

51


Memorandum of choice and appointment of new trustees, 15 July 1897
Document format of M/Cr 51

Thornley Methodist Church (formerly Wesleyan) (Ref: M/CrTho)Financial records (Ref: M/Cr)

52


Accounts, 1895-1933
Document format of M/Cr 52

Tow Law Hill Crest Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Tow)

Formerly Primitive Methodist
See also D/X 310/1

Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of Baptisms, 4 September 1869 - 14 April 1889
Document format of M/Cr 134


Register of Baptisms, 17 March 1889 - 15 June 1939
Document format of M/Cr 135


Register of Baptisms, 9 May 1948 - 17 May 1959
Document format of M/Cr 136

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Sunday School scholar's roll, 4 October 1959 - 29 September 1963
Document format of M/Cr 137

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Accounts, 1937 - 1961
Document format of M/Cr 63


Accounts, 1916 - 1934
Document format of M/Cr 73


Collection journal and Society Stewards' Record, 1945 - 1957
Document format of M/Cr 74

Miscellaneous (Ref: M/Cr )

Centenary Souvenir Handbook, 1846 - 1946
Document format of M/Cr 64

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute Book, 30 June 1868 - 31 July 1887
Document format of M/Cr 102


Minute Book, 17 August 1887 - 10 December 1897
Document format of M/Cr 103


Minute Book, 21 March 1897 - 27 July 1915
Document format of M/Cr 104


Minute Book, 27 January 1916 - 6 December 1938
Document format of M/Cr 105

Tow Law Wesley Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr TowW)

Formerly Wesleyan Methodist
See also D/X 309/1

Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

Register of Baptisms 9 September 1875 - 31 December 1885
Document format of M/Cr 138


Register of Baptisms 2 February 1921 - 16 August 1962
Document format of M/Cr 139

Miscellaneous (Ref: M/Cr )

Centenary Souvenir Handbook, 1846 - 1946
Document format of M/Cr 65


Souvenir Handbook for the Church Centenary Celebrations, containing a short history of Methodism in Tow Law, 1946
Document format of M/Cr 92

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute book of Trustees' meetings, 16 February 1927 - 22 October 1982
Document format of M/Cr 297

Leaders (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute book of Leaders' and Finance Committee Meetings, 19 July 1950 - 26 August 1957
Document format of M/Cr 298


Minute book of Leaders' Meetings, 26 November 1957 - 20 October 1971
Document format of M/Cr 299

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Treasurer's account book, 12 September 1986 - 20 April 1994 (1 volume, cloth bound)
Document format of M/Cr 300


Poor Stewards' account book, 18 May 1884 - 7 April 1946
Document format of M/Cr 301


Seat register and account of pew rents, 1914 - 1924
Document format of M/Cr 302


Bank statements, bills, insurance policies, summary statements, notes and correspondence relating to the sale of Tow Law Methodist Church, 1992 - 22 December 1994
Document format of M/Cr 303

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute book of the Trustees of Tow Law Wesleyan Methodist Day Schools, 29 July 1872 - 13 June 1905
Document format of M/Cr 304


Minute book of teachers' meetings at Tow Law Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, 10 December 1900 - 23 January 1921
Document format of M/Cr 305


Minute book of teachers' meetings at Tow Law Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, 24 April 1921 - 1 December [1940]
Document format of M/Cr 306


Minute book of teachers' meetings at Tow Law Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, 21 December [1938] - 29 December 1944
Document format of M/Cr 307


Minute book of annual and teachers' meetings at Tow Law Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School, 13 December 1946 - 2 December 1979
Document format of M/Cr 308

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Account book of Tow Law Methodist Sunday School, January 1962 - 22 December [1986]
Document format of M/Cr 309

Scholars (Ref: M/Cr )

Scholars' roll for Tow Law Methodist Sunday School, 8 October 1967 - 3 March 1974
Document format of M/Cr 310

Unspecified Church (Ref: M/Cr Uns)

91


Collection accounts, 1962 - 1963
Document format of M/Cr 91

Waterhouses Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/CrWat)Correspondence (Ref: M/Cr)

53


Correspondence re proposed renovation of the church, and the erection of a temporary iron school room, 1902-1904
Document format of M/Cr 53

Willington Primitive Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Wil)Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Sunday school teachers' meetings' minutes, 1915 - 1938
Document format of M/Cr 88-89


Sunday School accounts, 1879 - 1949
Document format of M/Cr 90

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Accounts, 1879 - 1900
Document format of M/Cr 87

Willington, Lydia Street (formerly Wesleyan) Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr WilW)

Willington Wesleyan Methodist Church was built in Lydia Street in 1874. A new church was built alongside, opening on 23 January 2016.

Registration (Ref: M/Cr )

For baptisms see also M/CW 103 and M/Wi 76
For marriages see M/D/Da 644-646 and M/MR 522/1-4


Register of Baptisms, 1870 - 1880, 1885 and 1886
Document format of M/Cr 16


Register of Baptisms, 1881 - 1886
Document format of M/Cr 17


Register of Baptisms, 1886 - 1893
Document format of M/Cr 18


Register of Baptisms, 1893 - 1901
Document format of M/Cr 19


Register of baptisms, 14 March 1982 - 22 June 1997
Document format of M/Cr 317/1

Trustees minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

Trustees' meetings' minutes, 1958 - 1969
Document format of M/Cr 82

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

Accounts, 1875 - 1909
Document format of M/Cr 85


Treasurers' accounts, 1952 - 1968
Document format of M/Cr 86

Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Sunday School teachers' meetings' minutes, 1939 - 1958
Document format of M/Cr 83

Local Preachers' Mutual Aid Association (Ref: M/Cr )

Local Preachers' Mutual Aid Association minutes, 1904 - 1943
Document format of M/Cr 84

Witton Junction Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr WitJ)

Formerly Wesleyan Methodist and Wear Valley Junction Wesleyan Mission Room

Minutes (Ref: M/Cr )

See also M/Cr 75

Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Minute and account book, 16 January 1910 - 10 October 1941
Document format of M/Cr 106

Stewards (Ref: M/Cr )

Stewards' Meetings minutes, 1893 - 1944
Document format of M/Cr 66

Financial records (Ref: M/Cr )

See also M/Cr 106


Accounts, 1935 - 1967
Document format of M/Cr 67


Chapel Stewards' accounts, 1910 - 1927 Leaders' Meetings minutes, 1949 - 1967
Document format of M/Cr 75

Trustees (Ref: M/Cr )

Forms of appointment of trustees, 1919
Document format of M/Cr 54

Witton-le-Wear Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Witt)Sunday School (Ref: M/Cr )

Application to the Wesleyan Chapel Committee for permission to erect a Sunday School, 15 September, 1903
Document format of M/Cr 55


Application to the Wesleyan Chapel Committee for grant to reduce debt on Sunday School, 3 February, 1905, with related papers, 1903 - 1905
Document format of M/Cr 56


Consent of the Wesleyan Chapel Committee, granting £20 to extinguish debt, 1 March, 1905
Document format of M/Cr 57

Wolsingham Market Place Methodist Church (Ref: M/Cr Wol)

Formerly Primitive Methodist


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1915 - 1947
Document format of M/Cr 68