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Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BETURY

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: CMA: Records of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham

Short Title: Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham, records

Creation date(s): 1930-1939

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (2 vols)

Name of creator(s): Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury Fawr (formerly in the parish of Wrexham), Denbighshire, was erected in 1834. The cause had begun in a cottage before moving to a building formerly used as a smithy and later as a weaver's workroom. The members were few in number, only twenty-five in 1883 and fourteen in 1930.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: The fonds comprises records of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, near Wrexham, consisting of two account books, 1930-1939.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically at NLW into two files: treasurer's account book and account book.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of this list is available in CMA: Records of Welsh Chapels in NLW 2001-.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Gwawr Booth, Wrexham, December 2002.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: NLW, CMA 14721 comprises an account, 1883, by Lewis Parry, of the history of Bethel Chapel.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Alwyn J. Roberts.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Jones, Ieuan Gwynedd, The religious census of 1851: A calendar of the returns relating to Wales, vol. II (Cardiff, 1981); an account, 1883, by Lewis Parry, of the history of Bethel Chapel in NLW, CMA 14721.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury (Wrexham, Wales) | Archives
Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Abenbury
Religious institutions | Wales | Abenbury

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Corporate names
Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury (Wrexham, Wales)

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