The Gateshead prospects were indeed encouraging. During the past year, the membership of Bethesda Chapel had increased from 39 to 300, while the Sunday congregations filled the place. Revivals were also spreading in several of the outlying districts, such as Sheriff Hill, Felling Shore and Mount Pleasant.
From, 'Catherine Booth, Mother of the Salvation Army', Volume I, by Booth-Tucker, page 176.
The church was built in 1855, but demolished in the 1960s to make way for a housing development.