John Vickers, editor-in-chief of 'The Dictionary of Methodism', would like to include in it potted versions of several Lancashire towns, in particular Accrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Bury and Wigan.

There’s surely a wealth of knowledge ‘out there’ and if you have any information about Methodism in any of the above, please contact Mrs Rosemary Wells of 4, Arnside Avenue, LYTHAM ST ANNES, FY8 3SA; tel. 01253 720554 or e-mail, who will put you in touch with John Vickers or Ken Bowden.