Aireborough Historical Society

1848 Appointment Of Church Ministers Rawdon




Title
Appointment Of Ministers
Date January 1848
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
W150
Comment

     "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.

In 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

 

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