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4 Alexandra Road / Deadman’s Lane (Baptist Chapel, Angle’s Theatre)

History of Baptist Chapel

The chapel was built c1790. It was later to become a theatre.

For the history of the Baptist Chapel see:

The Cambridge Local History Society Review September 2004 contains an article by Harry Jones, ‘The Wisbech Dissenters’.


John Godwin, minister. His seventh child was William Godwin who became husband of Mary Wollstonecraft and father of Mary Shelley.


William Hazlitt senior, minister, father of William Hazlitt


Samuel Fisher, occasional minister


Richard Wright, minister


Robert Reynoldson, minister





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