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Borth Congregational Church records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BORRCH

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Borth Congregational Church Records

Short Title: Borth Congregational Church records

Creation date(s): 1869-1967

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.014 cubic metres (1 box, 1 wallet)

Name of creator(s): Borth Congregational Church


Administrative/Biographical history: The English and Welsh Congregational Church in Borth, Cardiganshire, was founded in 1867. it would appear that by the end of the 19th century, Borth and Clarach Congregational causes had merged, and that at Bow Street shared the minister although retaining its sperarte identity. The Rev. Joseph Llewelyn was minister of Clarach, Borth and Bow Street Congregational Churches from 1887 until 1927.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to the Congregational churches at Borth, Bow Street and Clarach, Cardiganshire, mainly financial records, including balance sheets, 1877-1888; register of members and their monthly contributions, 1892-1909; correspondence relating to trustees,1880-1966; and histories of the Congregational cause in Borth, [n. d.] and 1967.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into Minor Deposits 361-364 B which are further arranged as follows: collections; monthly contributions; Annual Reports; histories; contributions; and correspondence, in chronological order.

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 regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Described in the catalogue as "Re-deposited by R. P. Llewelyn in 1967". It appears that the material was initially deposited at the National Library of Wales in 1954 and 1962, and was at a later date withdrawn by the depositor, and then re-deposited in 1967, with the addition of then-recent correspondence.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Borth Congregational Church Papers.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2003

Borth Congregational Church (Borth, Wales) | Records and correspondence
Congregational churches | Wales | Ceredigion
Congregationalism | Wales

Personal names

Corporate names
Borth Congregational Church (Borth, Wales)
Capel Noddfa (Bow Street, Wales)
Clarach Congregational Chapel (Wales)

Borth (Wales)
Bow Street (Wales)
Clarach (Wales)

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