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Search Aspect ( bicentenary )
Location - Leeds & District

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Farnley Hill Methodist Church (Farnley)
Colour image1997. Members of Farnley Hill Methodist Church are in costume as 18th century serving maids on the occasion of the Bicentenary. The celebrations mark the date of 5th June 1797 when the original Farnley Hill Methodist Church first opened. The present building, dating from 1827, is now Grade II listed and the oldest surviving methodist church in Leeds. The ladies wear white blouses beneath velvet bodices and frilled aprons. Their caps are trimmed with lace and red flowers. They were helping with the organisation of a cafe and stalls. Farnley Hill Methodist Church is located in Stonebridge Lane.
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Farnley Hill Methodist Church, Bicentenary celebrations (Farnley)
Colour image1997. In 1997 Farnley Hill Methodist Church celebrated a two hundred year history since the opening of the original chapel in 1797. Here, two members of the congregation have entered into the spirit of the event by dressing in costume of the eighteenth century. The gentleman wears a ruffled jabot and frock coat while the lady wears a blue and gold gown and large brimmed picture hat. This early chapel of 1797 was replaced in 1827 by the present day building which is now Grade II listed.
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Farnley Hill Methodist Church, centenary celebrations (Farnley)
Colour image1997. Image shows members of the congregation of Farnley Hill Methodist Church as they take part in the Bicentenary celebrations dressed in 18th century costume. Various decorated stalls are arranged around the room, including a cake stall on the left. Farnley Hill Methodist Church opened on 5th June 1797.In 1819 a two-storey building was added to the south-west side of the church. The first floor was used as a Sunday School and the ground floor as a house. There was an outside staircase to the upper room. This was the first of many additions to the original building.[Extracted from 'Farnley Hill Methodist Church, 1797-1997' by Miss Mary Scholfield.] The building is now Grade II listed.
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Farnley Hill Methodist Church, centenary celebrations (Farnley)
Colour image1997. Ladies dressed in Georgian-style costume are pictured at the fancy goods stall at Farnley Hill Methodist Church. The event is to mark the Bicentenary of the church, which first opened on 5th June 1797. This chapel was replaced in 1827 by the present day, Grade II listed building and it remains the oldest Methodist Church in Leeds. Farnley Hill Methodist Church is located in Stonebridge Lane.
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Farnley Hill Methodist Church, double decker pulpit (Farnley)
Colour image1997. Image shows the double decker pulpit within Farnley Hill Methodist Church. The church, dating from 1827, is situated in Stonebridge Lane. It is Grade II listed and is Leeds' oldest surviving methodist church. At the time of this photograph (1997) the church was celebrating its Bicentenary, with regard to the opening of the former church building in 1797.
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