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Cymmer Independent Chapel, Porth records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D342

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Cymmer Independent Chapel, Porth records

Short Title: Cymmer Independent Chapel, Porth records

Creation date(s): 1877-2004

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.02 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Cymmer Independent Chapel, Porth

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Chapel was founded in 1743 by Henry Davies (?1696-1766) and was the first nonconformist chapel in the Rhondda. It was rebuilt in 1834 and closed in 1987. In 2004 a plan was drawn up to remove most of the graveyard for a road scheme.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Cymmer Independent Chapel, Porth records comprising of photograph portraits of ministers; photograph of band of hope, 1900; plan of graveyard, 1877; papers regarding the removal of human remains, 2004

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: Handlist available at the Glamorgan Record Office

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by former secretary and treasurer of the chapel, 2004

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also DX479/1-2 (Baptism Register, 1796-1844); Call to the Reverend Joshua Evans, 1825; DXGC181/1-2 (Facsimile and index to Baptism Register)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: 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: March 2006


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