Additions and alterations to St Thomas Wesleyan Methodist Church

M078 Additions and alterations to St Thomas Wesleyan Methodist Church

Address: 600, Gallowgate, Glasgow
Date: 1892–4
Client: Rev. George Adcock
Authorship: Authorship category 3 (Office with Mackintosh) (Office with Mackintosh)
1822–3
Church built as a Chapel of Ease to St John's Burgh Church of Scotland in Calton. The church is attributed to John Baird I. 1
1851
The church is acquired by the Methodist congregation and renamed St Thomas Wesleyan. The street to the E. is renamed Wesleyan Street. 2
1892
24 November: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court approval for church hall and single-storey shops granted. 3
13 December: Work on site under way. 4
1894
24 August: Work on site complete. 5
1973
Church closes due to population decline in the area. 6
1976
Church, hall and shops demolished. 7

Notes:

1: Gordon Adams, 'St Thomas' Methodist Church', www.glasgowhistory.co.uk [accessed 17 November 2010], quoted from Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Methodist Church, Shettleston. 75th Anniversary, 1902–1977, commemorative booklet, Glasgow: Harmas Design & Publicity, 1977; 'St Thomas Wesleyan Methodist Church', Dictionary of Scottish Architects, 1840–1980, www.scottisharchitects.org.uk [accessed 17 November 2010].

2: Gordon Adams, 'St Thomas' Methodist Church', www.glasgowhistory.co.uk [accessed 17 November 2010], quoted from Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Methodist Church, Shettleston. 75th Anniversary, 1902–1977, commemorative booklet, Glasgow: Harmas Design & Publicity, 1977.

3: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Glasgow Dean of Guild Court, List of Cases, D-OPW 19/12, 24 November 1892.

4: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/25, p. 128.

5: Glasgow City Archives Collection: Dean of Guild Court, Register of Inspections, D-OPW 25/25, p. 128.

6: Gordon Adams, 'St Thomas' Methodist Church', www.glasgowhistory.co.uk [accessed 17 November 2010], quoted from Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Methodist Church, Shettleston. 75th Anniversary, 1902–1977, commemorative booklet, Glasgow: Harmas Design & Publicity, 1977.

7: Gordon Adams, 'St Thomas' Methodist Church', www.glasgowhistory.co.uk [accessed 17 November 2010], quoted from Trinity Methodist Church, Trinity Methodist Church, Shettleston. 75th Anniversary, 1902–1977, commemorative booklet, Glasgow: Harmas Design & Publicity, 1977.