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Rumney English Baptist Church, Cardiff

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP9

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Rumney English Baptist Church, Cardiff

Short Title: Rumney English Baptist Church, Cardiff

Creation date(s): 1927-1968

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Rumney English Baptist Church


Administrative/Biographical history: Rumney English Baptist Church was established in Tyr-y-sarn Road, Rumney, Cardiff, Glamorgan, in 1921. It was alternatively known in later years as the Alfred Tilly Memorial Chapel, named from the Rev. Alfred Tilly, minister of Bethany Church, St Mary Street, Cardiff, 1857-1861, and minister and founder of Tredegarville Baptist Church, The Parade, Cardiff, 1861-1893.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Rumney English Baptist Church, 1927-1968, including: minutes of church meetings and deacons meetings, 1937-1949; minutes of deacons meetings including minutes of new hall management committee, 1949-1961; minutes of deacons meetings, 1961-1968; and minutes of Sunday School business meetings, 1927-1945.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Fair condition

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by the Rumney English Baptist Church on 30 May 1973.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for Rumney English Baptist Church; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987); Stephens, W. B., Sources for English Local History, (Cambridge, 1981); Breed, G.R., My Ancestors were Baptists, (London, 1995); Jenkins, J. Austin and Edwards, James, The History of Nonconformity in Cardiff, (Cardiff, 1901); Boyce, Ron, A Recollection of 100 Years of the Baptist Ministry in Rumney, Cardiff, (Cardiff, 1989).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003

Baptists | Wales | Cardiff
Religious institutions | Wales | Cardiff
Rumney English Baptist Church (Rumney, Wales) | Archives

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