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Glamorgan Archives
Ainon Baptist Church, Cardiff

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP16

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Ainon Baptist Church, Cardiff

Short Title: Ainon Baptist Church, Cardiff

Creation date(s): 1914-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.04 cubic metres (2 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Ainon Baptist Church, Cardiff


Administrative/Biographical history: Ainon Baptist Church, Walker Road, Splott, Cardiff, Glamorgan, grew out of the Marion Street Mission Hall established by Salem Welsh Baptist Church, Splott. In 1890, the Mission Hall became a branch of the church, and in 1894 the branch became a Welsh Baptist church. A schoolroom was erected in 1892, and a church in 1896. English language services were introduced in 1911. By 1929, all services were conducted in English. The church was finally closed in 1975.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Ainon English Baptist Church, 1914-1975, includes: rolls of church members, 1918-1975; registers (various), 1930-1975; minute books (various) 1920-1975; accounts (various), 1924-1975; legal records, 1896; correspondence, 1956-1975; certificates, 1914-1960; photographs [c. 1925], 1929; and printed material, 1929.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by type and date

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Physical characteristics: Good to fair condition

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


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 by the East Glamorgan English Baptist Association 1975, 1980 and 1990 and one item (DBAP/28) by Splott Road English Baptist Church, Cardiff, 1993


Related material: Marriage registers 1919-1971 in the Glamorgan Archives DWBAPMARR3/1-4


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 Ainon Baptist Church; Jenkins, J.A., and R. Edwards James, The History of Nonconformity in Cardiff, (Cardiff, 1901); Davies, G. Sorton, These Forty Years: A History of Ainon Baptist Church, Splott, Cardiff, 1889-1929, (Cardiff, 1929).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2003. Amended July 2004

Ainon English Baptist Church (Cardiff, Wales) | Archives
Baptists | Wales | Splott

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