Held AtGloucestershire Archives
Alt Ref NoD2538
TitleEbley Chapel
DescriptionRegisters 1801-1948; marriage registers 1938-1968; minutes 1895-1961; church meeting minutes 1954-1965; accounts 1797-1963; pew rent accounts 1838-1955; Sunday School minutes 1890-1921, admission registers 1863-1888, journal 1884-1888 and attendance registers 1827-1890; register of members 1852-1893; Society of Christian Endeavour minutes 1896-1901; annual reports 1915-1949; letters, chiefly to Countess of Huntingdon about Welsh training college 1767-1862; religious works written by or belonging to Rev Benjamin Parsons (pastor 1826-1855); Hatton family bible (with memoranda) 1732-1837; *historical notes (1798)-1998; *photographs 1911
Ebley (later Foxmoor) County Primary School: plans 1892-1895
NotesAccessions 7927 and 7938 are uncatalogued
Admin HistoryEbley chapel dates from the late 18th century. The chapel joined the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion but remained affiilated to the Congregational Union [see Victoria County History volume X for an account of its history]. Ebley chapel ceased to be used as a place of worship in 1969 and was demolished in 1970; the former Ebley British School is now used by the congregation as the chapel building
Custodial HistoryDeposited by the Minister and Deacons, 19 March 1970, 6 March and 31 July 1987 and 9 July 1998, by the General Secretary of the United Reformed Church, 3 December 1998, given by Mr J Loosley, 31 December 1990 [item D2538/8/5], and given anonymously, 16 December 2013 [item D2538/8/6]
Related Material[See also S68/4; SM68/1; SM320/9; D14797/2/6]
Access ConditionsThese records are open for research
* denotes that this collection contains some uncatalogued records - please give us at least one week's notice of your visit if you would like to look at this material
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