Mexborough and Swinton Times September 30, 1887
Wesleyan Chapel Conisborough
A recognition meeting was held on Tuesday night week welcome the two new ministers in Oxford Place circuit – The Rev W Brewins and the Rev E Smallwood
A public tea was provided about 6 o’clock and about 50 persons down partook of the abundance at the hands of the following ladies:
Mesdames Smallwood, Ogley, Bateson, Dixon, Appleyard, Booth, Wilcock, Misses Sykes, Blyth and Bradbury.
After the meeting was held, under the presidency of Mr Blyth, when addresses were given by the two new ministers, Mr Dobson (Doncaster) and Mrs Dixon, Appleyard and Ricketts (Conisbrough). A collection was made at the close of the service in aid of the new heating apparatus the reason being put down the cost of about £80.