Temporary ACC 2019/216 - King's Lynn Methodist Circuit; Lynn Primitive Methodist Circuit; Lynn Wesleyan Methodist Circuit and Diss Methodist Circuit (now Thetford, Diss and Mildenhall Methodist Circuit) additional records

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ACC 2019/216

Title

King's Lynn Methodist Circuit; Lynn Primitive Methodist Circuit; Lynn Wesleyan Methodist Circuit and Diss Methodist Circuit (now Thetford, Diss and Mildenhall Methodist Circuit) additional records

Date(s)

  • 1820-2014 (Creation)

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Temporary

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2 boxes

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(fl 1820-? 1932)

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(fl 1779-2009)

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(2007-)

Administrative history

Created from an amalgamation of parts of the former Thetford and Diss Circuits. The Circuit is centred on the historic town of Thetford and comprises several small towns and villages situated on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in and around Thetford Forest. Included within the circuit boundary are the large airbases at Mildenhall and Lakenheath. The ministers are based at Thetford, Diss and Mildenhall. Member churches are: Beck Row, Botesdale, Brandon, Bressingham, Diss, East Harling, Eye, Garboldisham, Hockwold, Holywell Row, Hopton, Lakenheath, Mildenhall, Mundford, North Lopham, Stanton, Thetford.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 30 January 2020 (ACC 2019/216).

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King's Lynn Methodist Circuit: Circuit file relating to London Road (St James) Methodist Church, King's Lynn including life stories, newspaper cuttings, photographs and documents about its history and membership, compiled c 1990 onwards (1 file). Circuit file relating to Blackborough End Chapel, King's Lynn; Clenchwarton Methodist Church and Gayton Methodist Church, compiled c 1990 onwards (1 file). Circuit file relating to the following: Highgate Methodist Church, King's Lynn; London Road South Methodist Church/Chapel, King's Lynn; Narborough Methodist Chapel; North End Methodist Chapel, King's Lynn; North Lynn Methodist Church, King's Lynn; Pott Row, Grimston, Methodist Church; St Mary's Methodist Church, Wiggenhall St German, compiled c 1990 onwards (1 file). Presentation book compiled for Mrs Goodson and containing names of members of the Women's Total Abstinence League, 1915, with newspaper cuttings loosely inserted (1 volume and loose papers).

Lynn Primitive Methodist Circuit: reports to District Meetings, 1946, 1849, 1852-64 and 1867, with Magdalen Chapel Schedule, 1857 (1 folder).

Lynn Wesleyan Methodist Circuit: documents relating to Benjamin Smith's Charity (1 envelope).

Diss Methodist Circuit (now Thetford, Diss and Mildenhall Methodist Circuit): property papers and plan, 1995-2014 (1 envelope).

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Open

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Uncatalogued

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 30/01/2020 HV.

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