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Cardiff Baptist Union

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DBAP48

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cardiff Baptist Union

Short Title: Cardiff Baptist Union

Creation date(s): 1919-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.03 cubic metres (19 files, 2 files & 2 bdles)

Name of creator(s): Cardiff Baptist Union


Administrative/Biographical history: The Cardiff Baptist Union was formed in about 1919 with the aim of promoting religion in the Cardiff area, Glamorgan, according to the tenets, principles and usages of the Baptist denomination. It also encouraged closer fellowship among members of the churches in the Union. The Cardiff Baptist Board was later established to attend to the financial needs of the Union. The Union merged with the Cardiff District of the East Glamorgan Baptist Association in 1969.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Cardiff Baptist Union, 1919-1970: minutes, 1919-1960; records pertaining to the Cardiff Development and Transportation Study, 1968-1971; annual reports, 1930-1935; correspondence, 1954-1968; and various programmes, [c. 1930]-1959.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Minutes are arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Glamorgan Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by a private individual, 1992.


Related material: Related units of description in the Glamorgan Record Office: DBAP22, Baptist Union of Great Britain.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, catalogue for records of Cardiff Baptist Union.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2003

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