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Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Wes SG

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit Records

Short Title: Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit, records

Creation date(s): 1846-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Swansea and Gower Circuit of the Wesleyan Methodists includes the following chapels: Brunswick Wesleyan Chapel, St Helen's Road, Swansea, Sketty Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, the Wesley Chapel, Swansea, Pell Street Methodist Church, Swansea, the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Holly Street, Pontardawe, Landore Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wern Road, Landore, Swansea, the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Dyfed Avenue, Townhill, Swansea, the Pitton Methodist Chapel, Gower, Glantawe Street Methodist Church, Morriston.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit, 1846-1996, including records relating to the Brunswick Wesleyan Chapel, St Helen's Road, Swansea, 1923-1973; records relating to the Sketty Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, 1976; records relating to the Wesley Chapel, Swansea, 1990; records relating to Pell Street Methodist Church, Swansea, 1846-1935; records of the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Holly Street, Pontardawe, 1924-1977; records relating to Landore Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wern Road, Landore, Swansea, 1948 - 1970; records relating to the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Dyfed Avenue, Townhill, Swansea, 1955-1978; records relating to the Wesleyan Methodist - Swansea and Gower Circuit Baptism Registers, 1864-1991; records relating to the Pitton Methodist Chapel, Gower, 1887-1987; records of Glantawe Street Methodist Church, Morriston, 1866-1962.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Brunswick Wesleyan Chapel, Sketty Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wesley Chapel, Swansea, Pell Street Methodist Church, Swansea, Swansea and Gower Methodist Circuit records, English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Holly Street, Pontardawe, Landore Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wern Road, Landore, Swansea, Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Dyfed Avenue, Townhill, Swansea, baptism register, Pitton Methodist Chapel, Gower, Wesleyan Methodist - Swansea and Gower Circuit, History of Methodism, Records of Glantawe Street Methodist Church, Morriston, Penlan Methodist Church, and Pentrepoeth Methodist Church.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Wesleyan Methodists, Swansea and Gower Circuit Records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Church records and registers | Wales | Gower
Church records and registers | Wales | Morriston
Church records and registers | Wales | Pontardawe
Church records and registers | Wales | Swansea
Methodist Church | Wales | Gower | History
Swansea and Gower (Wesleyan) Circuit | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Brunswick Wesleyan Chapel (Swansea, Wales)
English Wesleyan Methodist Church (Pontardawe, Wales)
Glantawe Street Methodist Church (Morriston, Wales)
Landore Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Landore, Wales)
Pell Street Methodist Church (Swansea, Wales)
Pitton Methodist Chapel (Gower, Wales)
Sketty Methodist Church (Sketty, Swansea, Wales)
Swansea and Gower (Wesleyan) Circuit
Wesley Chapel (Swansea, Wales)
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church (Swansea, Wales)

Places
Gower (Wales)
Morriston (Wales)
Pontardawe (Wales : town)
Sketty (Swansea, Wales)
Swansea (Wales)

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