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Anglesey Archives
Capel Armenia, Caergybi, cofnodion

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WD5

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Cofnodion Capel Armenia, Methodistiaid Calfinaidd, Caergybi

Short Title: Capel Armenia, Caergybi, cofnodion

Creation date(s): 1861-1997

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.138 cubic metres (287 items)

Name of creator(s): Capel Armenia, Caergybi


Administrative/Biographical history: Capel Armenia Calvinistic Methodist church, Holyhead, Anglesey, was established in 1846 and was shut in 1997. Ministers included the Rev. Harry Owain Jones, 1962-1963, the Rev. Dr Llewelyn Jones (from 1970) and the Rev. Henry Richard James, [1979]-[1990]. Howell Parry was an elder of the chapel.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Capel Armenia, Holyhead, 1861-1997, including a photocopy of an epitome of title (1861-1903); chapel history, (1846-1970); annual reports, 1914-1996; financial records, 1924-1997; minutes and correspondence, 1924-1978; diaries, 1941-1997; orders of service and programmes, 1861-1997; secretaries' records, 1914-1993; alterations and repairs to the chapel, 1941-1993; membership letter books, 1948-1997; copies of the Church's magazines, Eco'r Angor, [?1964]-1967, and Y Gorchudd, 1982-1984; newspaper cuttings, 1943-1997; photographs, [1900s]-[1997]; papers relating to pageants and dramas, 1988-[1992]; records of the Ladies committee, Ladies Sewing Guild and Ladies Missionary Society, 1952-1997, Sunday School, 1941-1997, and foreign missions, 1959-1996; poetry by Howell Parry, 1980-1987 and [n. d.]; papers relating to the closure of Capel Armenia, 1996-1997; records relating to Henaduriaeth Môn (Anglesey Presbytery) at Armenia, 1977-1997 and general, 1953-1990, and to the pastorate, 1979-1993; minutes of Cyngor Eglwysi Caergybi, 1938-1966; miscellaneous religious papers, 1946-1993.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: the chapel; financial; minutes and correspondence; alterations and repairs; correspondence etc.; diaries; services; membership; Ladies Committee and Ladies Sewing Guild; Sunday School; foreign missions; Henaduriaeth Môn (Armenia); Y Gorchudd; pageant, drama; orders of memorial service; englynion Howell Parry; photographs; Cyngor Eglwysi Caergybi; Cymdeithasfa'r Gogledd; financial; secretary; magazines; newspaper cuttings; poetry; yr ofalaeth; deaths; weddings; miscellaneous newspaper cuttings; religion general; Henaduriaeth Môn; Y Gymdeithasfa yng Ngogledd Cymru; miscellaneous.

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 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, in this case Welsh.

Language codes: weleng


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been appraised for retention

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the chapel on closure, [1997].



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Cofnodion Capel Armenia, Methodistiaid Calfinaidd, Caergybi (Records of Capel Armenia, Calvinistic Methodist, Holyhead), catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2004

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Anglesey
Capel Armenia (Holyhead, Wales) | Archives
Religious institutions | Wales | Anglesey

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