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1720 Wesleyan ministers from Leigh hold cottage meetings at Lowton Common.<br />1794 Wesleyans open a Day School also used for preaching services.<br />1819 Wesleyans abandon the Lowton cause.<br />1820 Cause restarted as Quaker Methodists later renamed Independent Methodists<br />
Eckersley’s Farm. Where it all started in 1720<br />
The Architects drawings reproduced from the Independent Methodist Magazine June 1880 (Page 181) – Foundation Stone Laid 2nd September 1879. School opened 24th January 1880 The chapel was opened on Good Friday 26th March 1880<br />
Reproduced from the Empire Bazaar Handbook 1912<br />
The production team would like to thank all those friends who loaned us photographs to use in this presentation<br />
This Presentation<br />Has been compiled from Photographs loaned to us for our 130th Anniversary week-end.<br />It is an ongoing project if you have any other photographs we could include please contact: <br />Alan Nixon Telephone 01942 – 418863 /418851 or email him at<br />Alan @ lowtonwebsites.co.uk<br />Your photograph will be scanned and returned to you it will not be damaged or altered in any way.<br />