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St George's Fields & Ann Carr's grave

The chapel and six groups of original monuments still remain within this former cemetery in Woodhouse, Leeds. One group includes the grave of pioneering Primitive Methodist female preacher, Ann Carr (1783–1841).

Ann subsequently led (as 'Presidentress') the secessionist Female Revivalists Friendly Sick Society. 'Ann Carr's Chapel' in Leyland opened in 1825 and was noted for its social work.

St George's Fields are now within the campus of the University of Leeds, and landscaped for recreation, picnics and sports.

Also nearby
Memorial to pioneering earlier Wesley female preachers in Leeds, re-sited at the Minster

University of Leeds Campus
off Woodhouse Lane

Open all the time.

Curator, Social History & Technology
Tel: 01274 435900

Getting there
OS: SE295347
Situated near Leeds city centre, off Clarendon Road behind the University's Henry Price Residences. Ann Carr's headstone approximately 10m north of Woodhouse Cemetery Chapel.
On foot: Head out of the city centre on Woodhouse Lane, walk past the Parkinson Steps and carry on past the main University buildings. St George's Fields are located at the rear of the University campus.
Bus: Numbers 1, 6, 28, 28a out of the city centre all travel along Woodhouse Lane. Carry on past the main university buildings and alight at the rear of the campus.
Train: Nearest station is Leeds.

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