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Issue Number: 3  March   1867

The BREAM MAGAZINE, March 1867.

PRICE 1 1/2d. or 1s. 4d. YEARLY

Messrs. T. AMES, T. BATTEN, A. H. SMITH, Bream;
G. ADAMS, Yorkley;
C. C. HOUGH, Coleford.


This Chapel was dedicated to the service of Almighty God, on Thursday evening, Feb. 21. For nearly seven years, service has been held on Sunday afternoons, in the house of William James; but the congregation increased, and a great desire was felt for a building specially used for sacred purposes, where " decency and order " could be observed, and we could kneel to pray, and stand to praise, without confusion. An opportunity offering, it was determined to fit up the shed, long standing unused, in Mrs. Charles's garden it has been accordingly, roofed in, the walls raised and one new wall built; windows let in, doors hung; a lean-to roof covers a very small stable and out-door shed; and, altogether, it is very comfortable and decent, although without any pretensions to being handsome. Moreover, it is not yet quite completed. The, Bishop consents to its being used as a licensed Chapel, and writes word-" I quite consent to the opening o� the room; and trust that yon will express to those assembled, their Bishop's cordial God-speed' The room is 12 feet long, by I5 feet wide, and will seat 100 persons. The, work was done by Messrs. Dobbs, H. Phipps, and J. Roberts. Many gifts have been presented and those in the neighbourhood have very warmly aided in the work. Among the gifts are a kneeling-stool and curtain, by Mrs. Addison, Rockwood; a prayer-desk and prayer book, by the late Vicar of St. Briavels; a bag, for collecting, by a friend of Mr. Galland's.

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