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Hannah Street Congregational Church, Cardiff, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DECONG18

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Hannah Street Congregational Church, Cardiff, Records

Short Title: Hannah Street Congregational Church, Cardiff, Records

Creation date(s): 1867-1991

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.01 cubic metres (1 box, 1 roll)

Name of creator(s): Hannah Street Congregational Church

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1856, three members of Ebenezer Welsh Congregational Chapel, Cardiff, Glamorgan, recognised the growing need for religious provision in the town's thriving docks area. A site was secured for the purpose on Mount Stuart Square, and opened as a Welsh Congregational Chapel in May 1858. By 1912, Mount Stuart Square had become a busy commercial centre, leading the chapel to move to a new site on nearby Pomeroy Street. The Rev. John Davies, the first minister at Mount Stuart Square, recognised that there was also a demand for English language services in the Docks. These began in 1866, and Hannah Street English Congregational Chapel was built and opened in 1868. The original building was sold in 1917, and during this period the congregation met at Patrick Street. In 1928, the new building, also on Hannah Street, was opened. Although damaged in an air raid during 1943, it was rebuilt, with greater seating capacity. The chapel later affiliated with the United Reformed Church. It held its final service in 2002.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minutes of Hannah Street English Congregational Church, 1892-1922; record books, 1868-1991; financial records, 1944-1961; sunday school records, 1948-1953; papers relating to church events, 1942-1979; and miscellaneous papers, 1867-1951.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the Catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Glamorgan Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Archives by a pivate individual

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Related material is Glamorgan Archives, DX850/10 and D141.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Archives finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Congregationalism
Congregationalists | Wales | Cardiff
Hannah Street Congregational Church (Cardiff, Wales) | Archives
Religious institutions | Wales | Cardiff

Personal names

Corporate names
Hannah Street Congregational Church (Cardiff, Wales)

Places
Cardiff (Wales)

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