Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum is one of the four main Methodist Heritage sites, and the only one to focus on the 19th century working class revival known as Primitive Methodism. Popularly called 'the Ranters', through the chapels many became early leaders of the trade union movement, and the first working class MPs. Starting in Staffordshire, the movement spread rapidly among potters, miners, fishermen and farm workers across Britain, and they took their beliefs with them all over the world.
Englesea Brook Chapel & Museum looks forward to welcoming old and new friends to the following event:
10.30am till 3.30pm Local heroes Event
Hugh Bourne – Pioneer of Science for All
The Royal Society's Local Heroes scheme is telling the stories of local science heroes across the UK including Hugh Bourne. Come and see the exhibition, listen to the talks and try some hands-on experiments.
See website for more details & other events.
Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum of Primitive Methodism
Englesea Brook Lane, Crewe, Cheshire CW2 5QW
Tel: 01270 820836
My Primitive Methodist Ancestors is a Methodist Heritage community archive. Here you can find research, photos, stories and memories about every aspect of Primitive Methodism. Anyone can add a page. You just need to register (it is free) and there are step by step instructions on screen to how to add your words and photos.
Volunteers are also adding pictures and information about Primitive Methodist Ministers, Circuit Preaching Plans, family history, and Primitive Methodists in the First World War.
We now have nearly 2,000 pages on the site, and it is accessed by people all over the world. Can you help us by adding your research, photos or memories?
Visit our community archive for Primitive Methodism at: www.myprimitivemethodists.org.uk
My Methodist History collects information about the United Methodists, and Methodist people and places from 1932 to the present day.
My Wesleyan Methodist Ancestors collects information about Methodism before 1800, and Wesleyans from 1800-1932.