Primitive Methodist Centenary Group Meeting, Mow Cop

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Description:In 1807 Hugh Bourne held a large camp meeting at Mow Cop. From this meeting stemmed the Primitive Methodists, and this photograph shows the centenary of that event. The Centenary Camp Meeting was a very popular annual event and it is thought that around 100,000 people attended.

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Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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