John Petty and William Lister travelled there in 1831-2, the latter year being that in which cholera raged so furiously. They and their colleagues visited the sick and dying with a holy fearlessness. A glorious revival took place at the same time, and, said Mr Petty, "such a work of sanctification I have never witnessed."
‘Northern Primitive Methodism’ by W M Patterson, published in 1909, page 250.
The Primitive Methodist chapel was near here.