We have a range of gifts and books for sale, including
- Books on aspects of Methodist history
- Reprints of early Primitive Methodist publications
- Original Primitive Methodist centenary plates, dating from 1907
- Traditional toys and games, suitable for school children
- Souvenirs e.g coasters, bookmarks, keyrings, pens
The Ranters’ Digest is a publication produced twice a year for the Friends of Englesea Brook
Back Copies are available. Cost: £2.00 each.
Issue 5: Feb. 2012
Two Flames of Fire: Daniel Shubotham, Hugh Bourne and Conflict in Primitive Methodist Historiography.
Brinkworth: A Circuit of Note.
My Primitive Methodist Heritage by Rev Douglas Savill.
Issue 7: Spring 2013
References to Hugh Bourne’s Chest, taken from his Journal
A Man of Genuine Goodness – William Hartley
A Village Labourer Encounters Early Primitive Methodism
Issue 8: Summer 2013
The Demon Drink? Primitive Methodists, Temperance and the Working Classes
Elderly, Poor, female – and Honoured by God
Passion for Plans
My Primitive Methodist Heritage
Issue 9: Spring 2014
A Little bit of Research…. (Randle Knight)
The Bourne Nixon & Co Plate (John Anderson)
Primitive Methodism for today (Rev. Dr Stephen Hatcher)
From Hell End to Little Heaven: PM ion Baldock, 1844-1916 (David Noble)
Issue 10: Autumn 2014
The Battlefield: a Mission Field. Edwin W Smith on the Western Front, 1915 (W John Young)
Temperance Organisations, their medals and Badges (Peter A Crummett)
Rev John Stamp: Teetotal Martyr or Irresponsible Administrator? (D Colin Dews)
Folk Religion: a God who intervenes (David M Young)
Issue 11: Spring 2015
Elizabeth Vernon, neè Allen (1780-1850) PM Itinerant Preacher
From Ranters to Respectability (Part 1)
Charles Wass and his book: Early Primitive Methodist Pamphlets.
Issue 13: Spring 2016
Songs from Mow Cop: 1821 Camp Meeting Hymn Book
Edward Anderson (1763-1843): Sailor, Poet and PM
Lorenzo Dow, Dorothy Ripley and Rev Thomas Wilshaw
New Accessions in 2015