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TREGREHAN METHODIST CHURCH

Minister: Rev Danny Wheadon 01726 812773

 

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

SUNDAY

10 am Morning Worship

THURSDAY

7.30 pm Tregrehan Village Group, first Thursday in the month

CONTACTS

Steward
Mrs J Wase, Stoneybrook House, Tregrehan, St Austell PL25 3TL 815917

Organist
Mrs D Lightfoot, 10 Boscundle Close, Tregrehan, St Austell PL25 3RN 813750

Keyholder
Mrs J Folley, The Old Post Office, Tregrehan, St Austell PL25 3TH 812119

Booking Secretary
Mrs S Rabbetts, 812974

Safeguarding Officer
Mary Richards, Pheasant Cottage, Tregrehan Mills, St Austell PL25 3TG  01726 812703

Hymns and Psalms, Methodist Hymn Book

ABOUT TREGREHAN  METHODIST CHAPEL

The village of Tregrehan Mills lies on the western boundary of Tregrehan estate just off the A390. Its most famous inhabitant was Samuel Drew who was born in 1765. At the age of nine he began work as a ‘buddle boy’ in the local mine, but two years later he was apprenticed as a shoemaker. Entirely self-taught he became famous as a Methodist Preacher, author and philosopher. How famous? Well he was awarded his MA degree by Aberdeen and due to ill health he had to turn down the offer to become Professor of Philosphy at London University. He is one of only three people from St Austell to be included in the ‘Dictionary of National Biography’. He died on 29th March 1833 aged 68 years and was buried in Helston. His epitaph reads:

‘Samuel Drew AM of St Austell, (author of several esteemed metaphysical treatises), who, undaunted, by difficulties, persevered in the pursuit of knowledge, and raised himself from an humble station to literary eminence.’