Whitley Chapel, Northumberland – St Helen

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    "....St Helen’s church was a peculiar or detached jurisdiction of the Archbishop of York until becoming part of the Diocese of Newcastle in 1882....According to the guidebook, in 1662 the building was probably in use as a school, in 1694-5 a subscription was raised to make the building fit for Divine Service – perhaps as a reaction to the fact that the Quakers in the area used the Chapel Hill as their meeting place. More building work took place in 1742 and a Curate was appointed......"
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    Northernvicar’s Blog
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.northernvicar.co.uk/2010/10/01/whitley-chapel-northumberland-st-helen/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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