Ballagorrey (Cornaa/Corony) Primitive Methodist Chapels

In 1832 John Corkill sold land for 5/- (25p) to Thomas Logan who then sold the land, for the same price, to the Trustees in order to build a chapel. Built at cost of £100; and seated 184.
Trustees (all of whom unless otherwise shown were farmers) were:

John Morrison,
Daniel Kermeen,
John Corteen,
John Corkill,
Robert Corteen,
Thomas Kerruish,

William Kissack, shoemaker
John Quayle,
Thomas Callow, Mason
William Goldsmith and
Robert Kelly.

Grid Reference SC454893



Ballagorrey (Cornaa/Corony) Primitive Methodist Chapel II 1866

Ballagorrey (Cornaa/Corony)

New chapel built on the same site. At time there were 20 members but 120 attending Sunday School. It drew its congregation from a wide area and when the population fell it closed in 1890; reopened 1899 though attendance was small; closed on merger with Cardle in 1934

Grid Reference SC454893


J.Gair Methodism in the Sheading of Garff MMHS #12 pp2/3 Autumn 1990
W & C. Radcliffe A History of Kirk Maughold 1979 pp154/5
Additional information kindly provided by Mr Jack Gair

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Any comments, errors or omissions gratefully received The Editor
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