Histories of individual assemblies

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Aberdeen, Lynn E., Heritage of Brethren: A Celebration of 100 Years of the Wynuum Gospel Hall Assembly (Gailes, Queensland, 1997) 86 pp.


Gibbs, Alfred Perks, The Gospel Chapel, Man-o-War Cay, Abaco, Bahamas (Waynesboro, n.d.) 6 pp. (CBA 9918,(2))


Barking: Glenny, E.B., New Park Hall... Axe Street, Barking: Centenary Year 1846-1946 (n.pl., 1946) 49 pp. (CBA 13131)

Berkhamsted: King's Road Evangelical Church, Newsletter. (Special centenary issue,) Celebrating 100 years 1875-1975 (n.pl., 1975) 8 pp. (CBA 13144)

Betchworth: Leonard, Archibald, A Brief History of Christian Witness in Betchworth, Surrey, for Over 100 years (1857-1960) (Leatherhead, 1960) 23 pp. (CBA 13139)

Bristol: Davies, Evan T. & Chrystal, D.D., Bethesda Church, Great George Street, Bristol: A brief account of its formation, history, and practice, particularly in relation to pastoral oversight (Bristol, 1917) 26 pp. (CBA 1829)

Bristol: Nott, Louis P., Gideon, 1810 to 1910: The Vicissitudes of a City Chapel; Being the Centenary History of Gideon Congregational Church (Bristol, 1909) 77 pp. (CBA 1025)

Bristol: Short, Edward Rendle, The Story of "Bristol Bethesda": an Address given on the Centenary Day at Bethesda Chapel, July 6th, 1932 (Bath [?1932]) 30 pp. (CBA 1830)

Chesham: Gospel Hall, Gospel Hall, Station Road, Chesham: The Hundred Years 1876-1976 (Chesham, 1976) 7 pp. (CBA 13098)

Eastbourne: Walkley, Victor G., A Church Set on a Hill: The Story of Edgmond Hall, Eastbourne, 1872-1972 (Eastbourne, 1972) 90 pp. (CBA 356, 1030, & 1165)

Hereford: Langford, Alfred W., J., An Account of Brethren in Hereford, on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Opening of Barton Hall, September, 1958 (Hereford, 1958) 12 pp. (CBA 4108 & 4806)

Hoylake: S., R.A., Hoylake Chapel: The First 90 years (Hoylake, 1989) 89 pp. (CBA 13092)

Ilford: South Park Chapel, Ilford: Golden Jubilee 1905-1955: A Brief Survey of Fifty Years of Christian Witness (Ilford, 1955) 15 pp. (CBA 13116)

Lancaster: Andrews, Penelope, The Moorlands testimony, 1897-1980: a short history (Lancaster, 1980) 15 pp. (CBA 1920)

Lewisham: Fagg, A.J., Lewisham assembly 1868-1968: a centre of Christian witness (Lewisham, 1968) 4 pp. (CBA 13143)

London: Baker, G.C., Clapton Hall... Cazenove Rd., Stoke Newington N16: 1867-1967... invitation to the centenary services (London, 1967) 8 pp. (CBA 13138)

London: Brook Street Chapel, N. 17, opened June 1839: (a little history, our present stand) (London, 1963) 10 pp. (CBA 13103); Brook Street Chapel, Tottenham, N. 17, 1839-1964 (London, 1964) 20 pp. (CBA 13105)

London: Brief history of Clapton Hall, (1st November, 1867... 1st November, 1917) (London [?1917]) 24 pp. (CBA 1995)

London: Summerton, Pauline, 'Cholmeley Evanglical Church, Highgate, London, 1884-1994: a history from a personal perspective', Brethren Archivists and Historians Network Review, vol. 2 (2000), pp. 3-12

London: A Record of the Lord's Work at the Hall, King George Street, Greenwich (1875-1935). Preface) [by] (J. W. Jordan) (London, 1935) 21 pp. (CBA 13142)

London: Paragon Hall, Hackney: Over 100 Years of Christian Service (London, 1954) 4 pp. (CBA 13101)

London: Wagland, Horace A., The Paragon Hall Sunday School and Paragon Youth Centre: (100 Years, 1856-1956) (London, 1956) 7 pp. (CBA 13102)

Newent: Cracknell, Theo, From Tent Campaign to Town Chapel [i.e. Glebe Gospel Chapel]: 60 Years of Christian Witness 1932-1992 ([?Newent, 1992]) 24 pp. (CBA 13109)

Paignton: Clifford, David, The Centenary of Gerston Chapel, Paignton 1888-1988 (Paignton, 1988) 32 pp. (CBA 13128)

Plymouth: Fleming, Guy, 'The Brethren assemble' [and] 'The deaf pauper [i.e. John Kitto] makes good', [chpts 4 and 5 of] Hearts aflame (Plymouth's Christian Heritage (Plymouth, 1999) pp. 75-91 (CBA)

Redhill: Bull, Christopher, (A Short History of) Shrewsbury Chapel, (Redhill: issued to mark the Centenary on 3rd December 1988 of the Opening of the Chapel.) ([?Redhill, 1988]) 16 pp. (CBA 13141)

Salisbury: Barnard St. Church... Salisbury: [a] (Brief History) (Salisbury [?1960]) 12 pp. (CBA 13136)

Smethwick: Barton, Leonard G., Bearwood Chapel: One Hundred Years of Witness 1879-1979 (Halesowen, 1979) 44 pp. (CBA 13133)

Southend: Barber, John, Coleman Street's Children: A History of Coleman Street Gospel Hall (Coleman Street Chapel) 1900-1999 (Southend, 1999) 144 pp. (CBA 14853)

Stafford: Venables, George J., Down Memory Lane with the Christian Brethren of Church Lane Meeting Room, Stafford, 1838-1982 (n.pl., 1982) 6 pp. (CBA 5635, (5))

Stafford: Venables, George J., The Meeting Room, Church Lane, Stafford ([?Stafford, c. 1984]) 18 pp. (CBA 8736)

Stockport: Evans, Frederick, A Christian Witness in Stockport, 1910-1985: Crescent Rd. Hall 1910-1974, Brinnington Evangelical Church 1974 (Stockport, 1985) 44 pp. (CBA 13111)

Stockport: Jones, John T., "A Book of Remembrance"... Short account of the Commencement of the Christian Church which meets in Crescent Road Hall, Stockport... issued on Occasion of the Jubilee, celebrated 18th June 1960 (Sandbach, 1960) 4 pp. (CBA 13145)

Wandsworth: Sixty Years of Christian witness, 1902-1962: [Anniversary Brochure of] (Victoria Hall) (Wandsworth Common [?1962]) 12 pp. (CBA 943)

Weston-super-Mare: Short, Stephen Somerset, Waterloo Hall, (Weston-super-Mare: Centenary Booklet). ([?Weston, 1977]) 31 pp. (CBA 13140)

Wimbeldon: Jubilee Memoirs, Haydon Hall, Wimbledon, 1879-1929 (n.pl. [?1929]) 7 pp. (CBA 1994)

Wolverhampton: Westbury Chapel, Wolverhampton, 1885-1985 (Wolverhampton, 1985) 12 pp. (CBA 13112)


Homburg: Christliche Gemeinde, Gedenkschrift zum sechzigjahrigen Bestehe der Christlichen Gemeinde Bad Homburg v.d.H... im Bund Evangelisch-Freikircher Gemeinden in Deutschland, 1887-1947 (Bad Homburg, 1947) 24 pp. (CBA 3086)


Dublin: Merrion Hall, Jubilee Year: Brief History of Merrion Hall, Dublin, 1863-1913 (Dublin, 1913) 21 pp. (CBA 3854)

Dublin: Merrion Hall, One Hundred Years of Witness at Merrion Hall, Dublin, 1863-1963 (Dublin [?1963]) 7 pp. (CBA 910)


Klang: 60 Years of Witness, 1911-1971: Gospel Hall, Klang (Kelang, 1971) 86 pp. (CBA 13095); 70 Years of Witness: Kelang Gospel Hall 1911-81 (Klang, 1981) 105 pp. (CBA 13093); 75 Years of Witness: Klang Gospel Hall, 1911-1986 (Klang, 1986) 90 pp. (CBA 13094)

Kuala Lumpur: Jalan Imbi Chapel: 25th Anniversary 1962-1987 [souvenir handbook] (Kuala Lumpur, 1987) (CBA 13130)

New Zealand

Ayo, Rea, Good Night, Tory Street Hall, Good Morning, Elizabeth Street Chapel: (Souvenir) [Brochure] (on the Occasion of the Dedicating of the Elizabeth Street Chapel) (Wellington, NZ, n.d.) 48 pp. (CBA 13132) 189 pp. (CBA 13130)

North America

Timm, Rowena P., A Narrative History of a Century of Work for God: Assembly Hall and Elmwood Gospel Chapel, 111 Elmwood Avenue (Buffalo) (Buffalo, 1974) 27 pp. (CBA 4030)


Annbank: 1833-1983: Annbank Gospel Hall Centenary Campaign (n.pl., [1982]) 4 pp.

Bishopbriggs: McGregor, Gavin, The Bishopbriggs Assembly, 1939-1989: The First Fifty Years (n.pl., [1989]) 20 pp.

Busby: McAllister, A. & Vernal, J. (comps.), Busby Gospel Hall: A Short History of Early Days, 1891-1964 (n.pl., [1964]) 40 pp.

Coatdyke: McLachlan, James, Ebenezer Hall, Coatdyke (n.pl., [1946]) 12 pp.

Galston: Borland, John S., History of the Brethren Movement in Galston... on the Occasion of the Jubilee of the Opening of the Evangelistic Hall on November 26, 1898 (Kilmarnock, 1948) 18 pp. (CBA 13126); [expanded by May Young] (n.pl. [1998]) 56 pp.

Glasgow: 'Those Sixty Years 1890-1950', in Elim Hall, 5 Prince Edward Street, Crosshill,: 60th Annual Report, 1st January to 31st December, 1949 (n.pl., [1949]) pp. 3-9; Elim Hall, Centenary 1882-1982 (Glasgow, 1982) 12 pp. (CBA 13129)

Glasgow: Thomson, Sam, The Springburn Assembly, 1881-1981 (n.pl., [1989]) 14 pp.

Glasgow: Walker, Joseph L.G., Centenary of the Pollokshaws Assembly, 1873-1973 ([?Glasgow] 1973) 12 pp. (CBA 13127)

Innerleven: Rollo, Alexander, The Story of Innerleven Assembly (n.pl., n.d.) 17 pp.

Kilbirnie: [Brown, Hannah], Gospel Hall Kilbirnie Centenary Year, 1889-1989 (n.pl., [1989]) 8 pp.

Larkhall: Chapman, Robert, The Story of Hebron Hall Assembly, Larkhall 1866-1928 (Kilmarnock, 1929) 79 pp. (CBA 11891)

Larkhall: Strang, Alex, Centenary of Hebron Hall Assembly, Larkhall, 1866-1966 (n.pl., 1966) 60 pp. (CBA 11888)

Lesmahagow: Anderson, James, 'A Brief Record Concerning the Early Days of the Assembly in Lesmahagow', MS, 1960, 124 pp.

Linwood: Galbraith, Thomas G. (comp.), These are my Brethern [sic]: A Record of God's Faithfulness to His People, Linwood Gospel Hall 1953 (n.pl., 1953) 24 pp.

Milltimber: 'History of the church', Deeside Christian Fellowship Church Diary, 5 September 1993, 2 pp.

Motherwell: Roman Road Hall, Motherwell: Centenary, 1875-1975 (Lanark [c. 1975]) 20 pp. (CBA 13097)

Overtown: [Hislop, James], '"Seventy years on" or "these seventy years": the story of Overtown Assembly of Christian Brethren', photocopy of MS [1971], 17 pp.

Paisley: Geddes, W., '100 years ago...', Link [the magazine of Shuttle Street Hall Assembly, Paisley] (Paisley, 1978) pp. 1-18

Shetland, Lerwick: A Century of Witness 1885 to 1985: Ebenezer Hall, Navy Lane, Lerwick, Shetland (Lerwick, 1985) 7 pp. (CBA 13118)

Tillicoultry: Johns, Stephen Lennox, The Gospel Hall, Tillicoultry: a Short History (Tillicoultry, 1990) 26 pp. (CBA 13091)

Troon: Fulton, R., Bethany Hall, Troon: A Hundred Years of Christian Witness ([?Troon] 1970) 9 pp. (CBA 13125)


Finlay, M.H., 1864-1964: The Story of One Hundred Years of the Lord's Blessing. Centennial Brochure of Bethesda Gospel Hall... Singapore (Singapore, 1964) 75 pp. (CBA 4796)


Cardiff: Minster Hall, Cardiff 1927-1967 ([?Cardiff] 1967) 23 pp. (CBA 13115)

Cardiff: Contact: Magazine of Minster Evangelical Church, Cardiff, no. 14- (1981- ) (CBA Periodicals) [includes historical notes on Minster Evangelical Church]