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A Particular Baptists Chapel was established here in about 1750 and the present building dates from1859/60 and is Grade ii listed. It closed in 2001 and is now in the hands of the Historic Chapels Trust and is used for various events such as…

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The lady and gentleman are Mr and Mrs Crossley Ashworth, and the children are Alice and Thomas Ashworth.

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The Baptist cause was particularly strong in the Hebden Bridge area where several chapels were built from the mid 18th century onwards. None is earlier than Wainsgate, founded in 1759 by the famous Baptist preacher and author Dr John Fawcett. The…

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Although no longer used regularly for worship, which eased in 2001, the chapel has an active Friends group and the former Sunday School is used as artist's studios. Registered with the Historic Chapel Trust it regularly hosts concerts and other…
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