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Willington Methodist Circuit

Reference: M/Wi

Catalogue Title: Willington Methodist Circuit

Area: Catalogue

Category: Non-Conformist Church Records

Description: 

Covering Dates: 1855-1977

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Willington Methodist Circuit: individual churches (Ref: M/Wi)Brancepeth, Colliery Methodist New Connexion Church (Ref: M/Wi section 01)

22


Register of baptisms, 1870 - 1885
Document format of M/Wi 22

Byers Green, Central Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 02)

formerly Wesleyan Methodist
23-26


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1930 - 1964
Document format of M/Wi 23


Accounts, 1940 - 1964
Document format of M/Wi 24-26

Byers Green, High Street Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 02)

134


Register of baptisms, 6 October 1934 - 12 November 1967
Document format of M/Wi 134

Byers Green, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Ref: M/Wi section 04)

133


Certificate of registration of Byers Green Wesleyan Methodist Chapel as a place of meeting for religious worship, 25 March 1929
Document format of M/Wi 133

Coundon, Methodist New Connexion Church (Ref: M/Wi section 05)

77-81


Register of baptisms, 1861 - 1901
Document format of M/Wi 77


Register of baptisms, 1902 - 1914, 1921 - 1925
Document format of M/Wi 78


Baptism certificates, 1902 - 1924
Document format of M/Wi 79


Register of baptisms, 1915 - 1922, 1924 - 1936
Document format of M/Wi 80


Accounts, 1910 - 1935
Document format of M/Wi 81

Eldon Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 06)

formerly United Methodist
27-28


Plans (3) and bills of quantities for a new church by Kellett & Clayton, architects, Bishop Auckland, 1925
Document format of M/Wi 27-28

Hunwick, Chapel Street Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 07)

formerly United Methodist
29-33


Register of baptisms, 1908 - 1928
Document format of M/Wi 29


Register of baptisms, 1929 - 1963
Document format of M/Wi 30


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1922 - 1963 Include accounts, 1922 - 1964
Document format of M/Wi 31


Collection journals and accounts, 1938 - 1962
Document format of M/Wi 32-33

Hunwick, Lane Ends United Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 08)

Methodist New Connexion until 1907
34


Register of baptisms, 1862 - 1912
Document format of M/Wi 34

Hunwick, Refuge Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 09)

formerly United Methodist
136


Certificate of registration of place of meeting for religious worship, 13 April 1933
Document format of M/Wi 136

Hunwick, Rough Lea Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 10)

formerly Wesleyan
137-143


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 6 February 1952 - 16 April 1977)
Document format of M/Wi 137


Minutes of Leaders' Meetings 18 February 1964 - 28 November 1973
Document format of M/Wi 138


Agendas for Leaders' Meetings and related correspondence, 6 October 1956 - 19 November 1971
Document format of M/Wi 139


Collection journal, 11 September 1921 - 30 July 1933
Document format of M/Wi 140


Collection journal, 6 August 1933 - 4 November 1945
Document format of M/Wi 141


Choir contributions book, 1922 - 1948
Document format of M/Wi 142


Cash book of choir treasurer, 1949 - 1970
Document format of M/Wi 143

New Hunwick Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 11)

formerly Primitive Methodist
135


Register of baptisms, 3 September 1951 - 16 November 1975
Document format of M/Wi 135

Newfield Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 12)

formerly Primitive Methodist
35


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1894 - 1930
Document format of M/Wi 35

Newfield Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 13)

formerly United Methodist
36-37


Register of baptisms, 1914 - 1958
Document format of M/Wi 36


Society Meetings minutes, 1927 - 1936
Document format of M/Wi 37

Oakenshaw, Central Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 14)

formerly Primitive Methodist
144-149


Superintendent Registrar's Certificate of the registration of The Primitive Methodist Chapel, Oakenshaw for the solemnization of marriages, 1 August 1911
Document format of M/Wi 144


Register of baptisms, 29 November 1951 - 27 October 1968
Document format of M/Wi 145


Trust income and expenditure accounts, 28 November 1961 - 31 October 1972
Document format of M/Wi 146


Collection journal, 5 December 1948 - 7 June 1958
Document format of M/Wi 147


Collection journal, 8 June 1958 - 30 June 1964
Document format of M/Wi 148


Correspondence and papers regarding closure of Oakenshaw Methodist Church, sale and demolition, 6 March 1969 - 5 March 1975
Document format of M/Wi 149

Oakenshaw, Love's Memorial Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 15)

formerly United Methodist and, before 1907, Methodist New Connexion
38-50


Register of baptisms, 1856 - 1887
Document format of M/Wi 38


Register of baptisms, 1889 - 1956
Document format of M/Wi 39


Leaders' and Society Meetings minutes, 1902 - 1907
Document format of M/Wi 40


Leaders' and Society Meetings minutes, 1910 - 1913 (fragmentary)
Document format of M/Wi 41


Leaders and Society Meetings minutes, 1939 - 1954
Document format of M/Wi 42


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1891 - 1960
Document format of M/Wi 43


Choir Committee minutes, 1912 - 1921 Includes attendance register, 1929, details of music purchased by members, and 'United Methodist Choir Rules', n.d.
Document format of M/Wi 44


Accounts, 1909 - 1956
Document format of M/Wi 45-49


Bills and related papers, 1898 - 1941 Includes bill for the erection of a new schoolroom by Straker & Love, 1898; memorandum of the choice and appointment of new trustees, 1925; and subscriptions to fund for repairing church property, 1941
Document format of M/Wi 50

Oakenshaw, United Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 16)

150-151


Jubilee souvenir booklet, (1873 - 1923), 1923 For enclosures see M/Wi 151 - 152
Document format of M/Wi 150


Photograph of interior of Oakenshaw U.M.C. Church, 1913
Document format of M/Wi 151

Sunnybrow, Central Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 17)

formerly Primitive Methodist
153-156


Register of baptisms, 7 October 1951 - 22 July 1973
Document format of M/Wi 153


Minutes of yearly meetings of trustees and of committee meetings, 23 January 1872 - 5 April 1906
Document format of M/Wi 154


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 5 January 1939 - 21 October 1976
Document format of M/Wi 155


Minutes of meetings of trustees concerning sale of Ebenezer Church and other matters, 15 September 1955 - 25 July 1957
Document format of M/Wi 156

Sunnybrow, Ebenezer Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 18)

formerly United Methodist and, before 1907, Methodist New Connexion
51-61


Register of baptisms, 1861-1916
Document format of M/Wi 51


Register of baptisms, 1916 - 1956
Document format of M/Wi 52


Leaders' and Society Meetings minutes, 1904 - 1932 Include accounts, 1904 - 1933
Document format of M/Wi 53


Church Meetings minutes, 1900 - 1922
Document format of M/Wi 54


Accounts, 1888 - 1956
Document format of M/Wi 55-58


Collection journals and accounts, 1938 - 1956
Document format of M/Wi 59-60


Sunday School accounts, 1888 - 1957
Document format of M/Wi 61

Willington, Chapel Street Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 19)

formerly United Methodist and before 1907 Methodist New Connexion
62-66, 162-172


Register of baptisms, 1857-75, 1882
Document format of M/Wi 62


Register of baptisms, 1911 - 1936
Document format of M/Wi 63


Register of baptisms, 1952 - 1966
Document format of M/Wi 64


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1919 - 1931, with related papers infolded, 1856 - 1910 Includes list of subscriptions towards the cost of a new church, 1856, and lease of the schoolroom to George and Jude Turton, of Willington, watchmakers, 17 November, 1879
Document format of M/Wi 65


Accounts, mainly concerning the building and enlargement of the church, 1855 - 1871
Document format of M/Wi 66


Superintendent Registrars' certificate of the registration of Willington Methodist New Connexion Chapel as a place for the solemnization of marriage, 22 September 1860
Document format of M/Wi 162


Certificate of registration of Willington Chapel Street Methodist Chapel as a place of meeting for religious worship, 22 March 1943
Document format of M/Wi 163


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 21 January 1932 - 26 September 1958
Document format of M/Wi 164


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 16 January 1959 - 11 May 1967
Document format of M/Wi 165


Correspondence relating to the sale of the Chapel Street buildings to Crook and Willington U.D.C. and the union of Methodist Churches in Willington preceding, 17 February 1966 - 5 August 1967
Document format of M/Wi 166


Reports of boiler inspections, 16 May 1963 - 11 May 1966
Document format of M/Wi 167


Account book of treasurer, 1926 - 1961; accounts for garden parties and social events, 1945 - 1966
Document format of M/Wi 168


Account book, 1939 - 1968
Document format of M/Wi 169


Collection journal, 27 April 1958 - 28 August 1966
Document format of M/Wi 170


Minute book of the church choir (with list of members), 6 January 1919 - 27 January 1965
Document format of M/Wi 171


Nomination, consent and retirement forms for trustees, n.d., 1930's
Document format of M/Wi 172

Willington, High Street Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 20)

formerly Primitive Methodist
67-75, 157-161


Register of baptisms, 1951 - 1966
Document format of M/Wi 67


Trustees' Meetings minutes, 1928 - 1946, with related papers infolded, 1951 - 1955 Includes statement of accounts for the year ending 31 December 1951
Document format of M/Wi 68


Sunday School Teachers' Meetings minutes, 1958 - 1966
Document format of M/Wi 69


Accounts, 1935 - 1965
Document format of M/Wi 70-72


Receipts and payments book, 1940 - 1964, with related papers infolded Includes a handbill advertising a Garden Party and two concerts, 14 & 15 July 1945, and statements of accounts for the years ending 31 December 1946, and 31 December 1947 respectively
Document format of M/Wi 73


Collection journal, 1947 - 1959
Document format of M/Wi 74


Collection journal, 1959 - 1966
Document format of M/Wi 75


Certificate of registration of Willington Primitive Methodist Chapel as a place of meeting for religious worship, 23 October 1880
Document format of M/Wi 157


Superintendent Registrars' Certificate of the registration of Willington Primitive Methodist Chapel as a place for the solemnization of marriage, 20 August 1885
Document format of M/Wi 158


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 25 September 1946 - 10 December 1957
Document format of M/Wi 159


Account book of Willington High Street Methodist Sunday School, 31 December 1948 - 26 March 1966
Document format of M/Wi 160


Handbill advertising visit of Rev. William Gowlard with rally and faith tea, 10 November 1955
Document format of M/Wi 161

Willington, Wesleyan Methodist Church (Ref: M/Wi section 21)

Lydia Street, Willington
76, 173-208
See also M/Cr 16-19, 317/1 and M/CW 103


Register of baptisms, 1926 - 1934
Document format of M/Wi 76


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 31 July 1872 - 20 September 1900
Document format of M/Wi 173


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 4 February 1901 - 11 September 1912
Document format of M/Wi 174


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 4 February 1913 - 19 February 1924
Document format of M/Wi 175


Minutes of meetings of trustees, 21 February 1924 - 14 September 1938
Document format of M/Wi 176


Minutes of society and committee meetings, 5 February 1940 - 17 August 1948
Document format of M/Wi 177


Minutes of Leaders' Meetings and Annual Society Meetings, 24 June 1907 - 22 January 1941
Document format of M/Wi 178


Minutes of Leaders' Meetings and Annual Society Meetings, 19 February 1941 - 16 May 1957
Document format of M/Wi 179


Minutes of Leaders' Meetings, 4 September 1957 - 21 February 1974; minutes of Church Meeting, 24 October 1974 and 13 February 1975
Document format of M/Wi 180


Minutes of Annual Society Meetings, 16 January 1958 - 31 January 1974
Document format of M/Wi 181


Minutes of Finance Committee meetings, 10 February 1947 - 25 February 1960; minutes of Leaders' Meeting 29 August 1963
Document format of M/Wi 182


Minutes of Finance Committee meetings, 25 February 1960 - 22 November 1962
Document format of M/Wi 183


Minutes of Young People's Meetings, 11 October 1906 - 10 November 1921
Document format of M/Wi 184


Minutes of Working Committee and of committee meetings held in connection with new cloak rooms scheme etc., 1 December 1930 - 22 November 1939
Document format of M/Wi 185


Minutes of meetings of church choir, with details of attendance at practices, 23 February 1911 - November 1966
Document format of M/Wi 186


Roll book, 1958 - 1959
Document format of M/Wi 187


Roll book, 1961 - 1962
Document format of M/Wi 188


Trustees' treasurer's account book, 9 February 1909 - 31 December 1931
Document format of M/Wi 189


Trustees' treasurer's account book, January 1932 - 31 December 1950
Document format of M/Wi 190


Trustees' treasurer's account book, January 1951 - 31 August 1966
Document format of M/Wi 191


Trust accounts, 1 January 1959 - 31 August 1976
Document format of M/Wi 192


Treasurer's duplicate account book, 1 January 1900 - 31 December 1917
Document format of M/Wi 193


Account book for the Willington Wesleyan Church Jubilee Fund, with list of contributors, 1919 - 1929
Document format of M/Wi 194


Collection journal, 21 February 1960 - 17 September 1972
Document format of M/Wi 195


Account book of Wesleyan Sunday School, 24 December 1874 - July 1909
Document format of M/Wi 196


Summary income and expenditure account of the Wesleyan Chapel Trust, Willington, 1885 - 1894, June 1895
Document format of M/Wi 197


Balance sheets of Young People's Christmas Effort, 1902 and 1903
Document format of M/Wi 198-199


Balance sheet, January 1905 - January 1909
Document format of M/Wi 200


Balance sheet, 1913; subscriptions and disbursements for renovation scheme to 30 April 1914
Document format of M/Wi 201


Accounts of primary school and cloak room scheme, 1931
Document format of M/Wi 202


Accounts of school extension scheme, 1932
Document format of M/Wi 203


Souvenir History and Official Handbook of the Grand Jubilee Dutch Bazaar, Willington, 21 - 22 May 1924
Document format of M/Wi 204


List of subscriptions and accounts for the Jubilee Appeal, June 1936
Document format of M/Wi 205


Order of service for re-opening and dedication of Wesley Church, 25 January 1950
Document format of M/Wi 206


Recollections of Willington Wesleyan Church by Agnes Park, n.d.
Document format of M/Wi 207


Drawing of proposed stained glass memorial window for the Wesley Chapel, Willington, by S.M. Scott of Millican, Baguley and Atkinson Ltd., Newcastle upon Tyne, 1940 Scale: 1.5 inches to 1 foot [1:8]
Document format of M/Wi 208

Unidentified (Ref: M/Wi section 22)

210


Account book, 29 January 1918 - 13 October 1944
Document format of M/Wi 210