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Zoar Chapel, Wenvoe, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 WENVOE

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: CMA: Records of Zoar Chapel, Wenvoe

Short Title: Zoar Chapel, Wenvoe, records

Creation date(s): 1860-1928

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1 vol.

Name of creator(s): Zoar Chapel, Wenvoe


Administrative/Biographical history: Zoar Chapel, otherwise known as both Soar and Walston Chapel was built in 1832, and registered as Zoar Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in 1835, but some graves predate the registration. Originally the language of the chapel would have been Welsh. The chapel was closed in July 1970, but for some time had shared a pastor with Mount Pleasant Church, Ely, Cardiff.


Scope and content/abstract: The fonds consists of a register of baptisms, 1860-1928, for Zoar Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Wenvoe.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged at NLW into one file.

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.

Physical characteristics: See file level description.

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Rev. Glaslyn Bowen, Aberdare, per the Rev. J. E. Wynne Davies, Aberystwyth, July 2003.


Related material: Various financial records, 1953-1970, are in NLW, CMA EZ1/42/1-4. Correspondence relating to the closure of Zoar Chapel are in NLW, CMA DZ3/1/2.


Note: Title supplied from contents.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hywel Gwynn Williams.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Induction Programme for Rev. John Lewis Evans as minister for both Mount Pleasant, Ely, Cardiff and Walston, Wenvoe; Ian Moody and Wenvoe History Group, Wenvoe Past & Present: Local History and Descriptive Walks Around the Village and Surrounding Area , Wenvoe, c . 2000; NLW 'Capeli' database.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2003.

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Wenvoe
Church records and registers | Wales | Wenvoe
Dissenters, Religious | Wales | Wenvoe | Registers
Religious institutions | Wales | Wenvoe
Zoar Chapel (Wenvoe, Wales) | Archives

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