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Cynon Valley Methodist Circuit records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DWESCV

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cynon Valley Methodist Circuit records

Short Title: Cynon Valley Methodist Circuit records

Creation date(s): 1860-1978

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.12 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Cynon Valley Methodist Circuit; Aberdare (Wesleyan) Circuit; Cynon Valley (Wesleyan) Circuit; Mountain Ash (Wesleyan) Circuit

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Wesleyan Methodism made a relatively late appearance in the Cynon valley and was weaker than most other Nonconformist churches there, possessing only one chapel - at Hirwaun, co. Brecon - in 1837 but it had expanded to fourteen causes by 1897, six of them English.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Accounts, correspondence, registers, collection journals and minutes, 1860-1978

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to church and date

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A handlist is available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private individual

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following sources were used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids; D. Ben Rees, Chapels in the Valley, (Upton, Wirral, 1975).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Methodist Church | Wales | Cynon Valley

Personal names

Corporate names
Methodist Church (Great Britain) | Aberdare Circuit
Methodist Church (Great Britain) | Cynon Valley Circuit
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Abercynon Circuit
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Aberdare Circuit
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Cynon Valley Circuit
Wesleyan Methodist Church | Mountain Ash Circuit

Places
Aberaman (Wales)
Aberdare (Wales)
Cwmbach (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales)
Cynon Valley (Wales)
Hirwaun (Wales)
Mountain Ash (Wales)

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