A Roman Catholic was
recorded in the parish in 1767. (fn. 17)
A Baptist was mentioned in 1662. (fn. 18) Richard
Haines of West Wantley (d. 1685) had become a
Baptist by 1657 and was later a member of the
Horsham congregation, but was excommunicated
from 1672 to 1680. (fn. 19) There was no dissenting chapel
in 1865. (fn. 20)
In 1962 a Methodist congregation which had
begun meeting in Storrington in 1960 transferred its
services to Sullington parish hall. The same year a
site for a permanent church was acquired in Thakeham Road. Trinity Methodist Church, a brick hall
church, was built there in 1966-7 to seat 140 worshippers. The membership, which numbered 44 in 1966, had increased by 1983 to 121, of whom c. 100
attended morning service on Sundays. (fn. 21)
||H.L.R.O., papist return.
||W.S.R.O., Ep. I/22/1 (1662).
||Haines, Haines, 23, 26-7, 29-30, 42, 48. For Baptist
cong. at Broadbridge Heath, below, Horsham, protestant
||W.S.R.O., Ep. I/22A/2 (1865).
Story of Trinity Methodist Ch. Storrington (copy in
possession of the minister); inf. from the minister