Tyne and Wear HER(7870): Gateshead, Melbourne Street, Bethesda Chapel - Details
Gateshead, Melbourne Street, Bethesda Chapel
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Methodist New Connexion Chapel
Belonged to the Methodist New Connexion. Opened in 1836. General Booth, founder of the Salvation Army was given his first permanent minister's post here. Later the printing works of Howe Brothers. Demolished in 1964.
D. Lumley, 1932, The Story of Gateshead Town - From the earliest age to the mid Victorian, p 128; I.C. Carlton, 1974, A Short History of Gateshead, pp 33-34