January 5, 2012

Dissenters Certificates for Crowle in Lincolnshire Archives

By Angus Townley


Crowle Nov 10 1717

We whose names are hereunder inscribed set apart a granary belonging to Mr Richard Anderson (situated in the back street at the Northern end of the Town of Crowle in the Isle of Haxey for the purposes of public worship for the use of His Majesty’s protestant dissenting subjects commonly called independents do request the same building may be used for the above mentioned purpose, according to an act of Parliament granted in the reign of the late King William and Queen Mary of Blefield Memory


Joseph Potton
John Mitchel
William Adam
William Holmes
Jonathan Fell
Thomas Cook


DISS 1/1769/1

“House of Thomas Cook”



John Clark
Ann Clark
Francis Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
John Nelson
Mary Harrisn
Thomas Cook

DISS 1/1769/5

“House of William Stanniforth situate in Ealand”


Dated  7 Dec 1769


William Stanniforth
George Easton
John Easton
William Holmes
Thomas Cook
Susannah Easton


DISS 1/1769/6

“House of Edward Easton situate in Crowle”


Dated: 7 Dec 1769


Isaac Brown, Minister
William Holmes
Mary Holmes
Richard Arrand
Margaret Arrand
Thomas Mitchell
John Marshall
Edward Easton

DISS 1/1774/8

“House of John Clark situate in Crowle”

“commonly called Methodists”

George Easton
Cornelius Laycock
Edward Easton
Elizabeth Easton
William Holmes
Mary Holmes
William Thomas, Preacher


DISS 1/1780/1


“to make use of a chapel now building at Crowle”

26 August 1778

Joseph Sowton
John Mitchel
Joseph Seaton
Thomas cook
Jonathan Fell
George Seaton
William Holmes


DISS 2/1786/30 

“the house of Corney (Corrected to Cornelius) Laycocks in Crowle”

Cornelius Laycock
Joseph Meggott
William Stainforth
John Sayles
Joseph Dionvery?
George Wells
George wells son of George wells
John Fell

DISS 2/1796/3

“Chapel or Preaching House, lately built and erected near the Townside in Crowle Field.”

”Commonly called Methodists”

17 September 1796

William Scotchburn
George Winteringham
Thomas Sarginson
Edwin Winteringham
George Rusling
John Clark
William Wells



William Scarborough of Crowle

“a Chapel in my possession”

25 Dec 1821



Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Crowle


Robert Foster, Line Agent.

Witness: Joseph Angus – officer of ?


Dated 25 January 1827