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