Rev Sharman Chrishall Chapel

Rev Sharman Chrishall Chapel

After a recent conversation I was reminded of the images we have of the Rev. George Sharman.  He was at Chrishall Chapel at the time of the opening of the school room. You can see him in the photograph below, fourth from the right.  And we also have the picture above...
A brief background of the Chapel by Mrs Cranwell

A brief background of the Chapel by Mrs Cranwell

Methodist Chapel Bult 1862.  “that piece of land containing by estimation twelve perches situate at Crowley End, whereon a cottage in the occupation of Widow Read formally stood, but whereon there has since been erected a Primitive Methodist Chapel.” The...
Chapel Digging Party

Chapel Digging Party

This newspaper article shows a digging party in action to ‘save’ the chapel from being flooded. But we are not really sure where they are digging!  Can anyone enlighten us? Unfortunately the newspaper clip is undated but we think it is possibly early...
Chrishall Chapel Graveyard

Chrishall Chapel Graveyard

v 53 1 Nathan Ives, Chrishall 10.9.1916 76 2 William Bond, Chrishall 20.1.1917 86 3 Joseph Flack (Church Hill) 1.8.1917 75 4 Stephen Drury, Chrishall 10.4.1918 70 5 Elsie Annie Clarke 1918 15 6 Frank Drury, Chrishall 28.11.1918 30 7 Harry William Charles Flack, High...

Charles Clarke obituary

Death of Mr C Clarke,  Chrishall This obituary first appeared in the Saffron Walden Weekly, 1959. Great loss to Methodism It is with great regret that we record the sudden death of Mr Charles Clarke of Church Road Chrishall at the age of 79 years. A native of the...
History of Chrishall Methodist Chapel

History of Chrishall Methodist Chapel

The following article was written some years ago by Margaret Richardson. Founding of Chrishall Methodist Chapel The church was started on the 5th May 1838 by two men from Upwell in Norfolk who founded the Saffron Walden Methodist Circuit. The church met in what is now...
Chrishall Chapel Interior

Chrishall Chapel Interior

This lovely close-up of the picture above shows clearly the front of the chapel. (I love the row of useful coat pegs at the...
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