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Immanuel Church, Bersham Road, Wrexham, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 IMMBER

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: CMA: Records of Immanuel Church, Bersham Road, Wrexham

Short Title: Immanuel Church, Bersham Road, Wrexham, records

Creation date(s): 1929-1935

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Immanuel Church, Bersham Road, Wrexham


Administrative/Biographical history: Immanuel Presbyterian Church was established c. 1892, when a semi-permanent structure was built in Bersham Road, Wrexham. In 1901 a new building was opened. The Church was initially known as Bersham Road Presbyterian Church, but its name was changed c. 1921 to Immanuel Presbyterian Church. The Church closed before the Second World War.


Scope and content/abstract: The fonds consists of a volume containing minutes of meetings of the Church Committee and minutes of a meeting of Church members, 1929-1935, relating to matters such as church activities, administrative business, the maintenance and repair of the building, services and the election of committees. The volume also contains some loose correspondence relating to various Church matters, such as establishing a joint pastorate with Tabernacle Church, Rhostyllen, and the Immanuel Quarterly Collection, 1933-1934.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into one file: minute 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 the list is available in CMA: Records of Welsh Chapels in NLW 2001-.


Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

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


Related material: Annual Reports, 1913-1924, are held at NLW; together with a minute book of Deacons Meetings, 1892-1902 (CMA I/18365).


Archivist's note: Compiled by Nia Wyn Griffiths.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Dodd, Arthur Herbert, A History of Wrexham (Wrexham, 1957); Annual Reports, 1913-1924, of Immanuel Presbyterian Church; CAPELI database at NLW.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Wrexham
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Wrexham, Wales) | Archives
Religious institutions | Wales | Wrexham

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