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Glamorgan Archives
Salem Baptist Chapel, Nantyffyllon, records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWBAP3

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Salem Baptist Chapel, Nantyffyllon, records

Short Title: Salem Baptist Chapel, Nantyffyllon, records

Creation date(s): 1855-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (4 parchments, 8 files, 166 papers, 21 booklets, 8 photographic printing blocs, 1 box, 1 envelope, and

Name of creator(s): Salem Baptist Chapel, Nantyffyllon


Administrative/Biographical history: Salem Baptist Chapel, Nantyffyllon, Llangynwyd, Glamorgan, began as a branch of Bethania, Maesteg. The first chapel was built in the early 1850s. The membership outgrew the building, and the present chapel replaced it in 1872.


Scope and content/abstract: Title deeds and related legal papers, 1855-1963; minutes books, 1883-1973; legal papers, 1893-1960; membership records, 1891-1977; annual reports, 1874-1972; annual accounts, 1909-1965, secretary's papers, 1872-1925; and insurance papers, 1912-1950.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: Some material is closed for 30 years - contact the Duty Archivist

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual, 1985-1989; DWBAP3/61-67 were transferred by Gwent Record Office in April 2008 - no information on the original provenance of these items is known.



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

Baptists | Wales | Nantyffyllon
Religious institutions | Wales | Nantyffyllon
Salem (Church : Nantyffyllon, Wales) | Archives

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