|1970.||21 May. A special meeting of the Trustees was called in the chapel, presided over by the Rev. Francis A. Payne to discuss and consider the closure of the chapel and land. Rev. Payne stated that the closure had been recommended to them because of the withdrawal of a minister from the circuit and the very small attendances at Palterton on Sundays.|
|1970.||28 June. Public services at the chapel were discontinued.|
|The third, in memory of Mark Richards, a Sunday school teacher at the Chapel and killed in the 1938 Markham Colliery disaster. He was my uncle. The plaque was subsequently recovered from a builders skip after the Chapel closed.
For a few years it was hung in the National Union of Mineworkers H.Q. Chesterfield.
Created 2 December 2001