Bolton Wesleyan Methodist Association Chapel, Westmorland

Bolton Chapel was built of stone by a private individual for use the Wesleyans in 1818. It later became a Wesleyan Methodist Association chapel. In 1851 it had 140 free sittings. In 1881 it was still private property and had 130 sittings.
Sources
The National Archives,1851 ecclesiastical census HO129/574/1/9 (East Ward Union)
Cumbria Archive Service, Kendal WDFCM1/1/4 UMFC special schedule for 1881 relating to chapels, schools, organs, ministers’ houses, etc.
Cumbria Archive Service, Kendal, WDFCM1/1/12 UM Special trust schedule for 1924

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