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Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit, Wesleyan Methodist Church, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAA

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Papers of the Wesleyan Chapels at Holyhead and Amlwch

Short Title: Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit, Wesleyan Methodist Church, papers

Creation date(s): 1842-1981

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.103 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit, Wesleyan Methodist Church; English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Holyhead; English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Amlwch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Methodist Church was established by John Wesley; the movement, known as Wesleyanism, or Wesleyan Methodism, in Wales served both English- and Welsh-speaking communities, with parallel organisations (individual chapels linked to form Circuits, part of Districts). The North Wales District included the Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit, Anglesey, which included the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Cross Street, Holyhead, and the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Amlwch.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Circuit schedule books, 1842-1942; minute book of quarterly meetings, 1873-1965, trustee's meetings, 1876-1960, Sunday School council, 1912-1924, annual leaders meetings, 1933-1965, local preachers, 1947-1965; Holyhead Wesleyan Methodist Church account book, 1890-1933; church register, 1918-1928; Ladies Sewing Club account book, 1923-1938; pulpit notices, 1940-1980; trust accounts, 1946-1980; collection journal, 1946-1969; Amlwch Methodist Sunday School, 1954-1966; and correspondence, bills, 1911-1970.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Caernarfon Record Office, and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1984.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related material is Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WM 1288/1-3.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Papers of the Wesleyan Chapels at Holyhead and Amlwch catalogue; Methodism in Wales website (www.westwales.co.uk/methodism), viewed 01/07/03; Capeli database viewed 10 March 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Sunday schools | Wales | Anglesey
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Wales | Anglesey | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
English Wesleyan Methodist Church (Amlwch, Wales)
English Wesleyan Methodist Church (Holyhead, Wales)
Methodist Church in Wales
Methodist Church in Wales | North Wales District. Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit

Places
Amlwch (Wales)
Holyhead (Wales)

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