"Baptist Chapel Rawden, The Rev. T
Holmes of Horton College, Bradford has accepted a unanimous call to be pastor
of the Baptist church and congregation at Rawden.
Independent Chapel, Benton Park, Rawden
- The Rev. J H Barrow was "inducted" the first minister of this place
of worship on Wednesday last.
The Rev. Dr Hamilton of Leeds, the Rev. John
Kelly of Liverpool, the Rev. T Scales of Leeds, the Rev. Walter Scott and the
Rev. H Bean took part in the ceremonies.
On the conclusion of the morning
services, the ministers and friends from a distance to the number of 100 were
hospitably entertained in the adjoining schoolroom by Mr Henry Forbes Esq.
the evening the Rev. J Glendenning of Huddersfield preached an able discourse
in the new chapel"
Image courtesy of the British Newspaper Archives, research by Edwy Harling