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Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD W Bap 27

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, Records

Short Title: Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, Records

Creation date(s): 1870-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea


Administrative/Biographical history: In 1863 a Sunday School was established in a private house in Caebricks, by members of Bethesda, Swansea, and in 1866, a congregation was formed. Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, was opened in 1867. A new chapel was built adjoining the old in 1906. After a decline in membership the chapel was closed in 2000.


Scope and content/abstract: Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, records, 1870-2000, including minutes, 1870-2000; financial records, 1893-1971; programmes and hymn books, 1941-1983; correspondence, 1906-1980; miscellaneous, 1905-1949.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of minutes, financial records, programmes and hymn books for Cymanfaoedd Ganu (singing festivals), church history and church building; Group two consists of financial records, correspondence and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service 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.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Welsh Baptist, Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2005

Eglwys Libanus (Cwmbwrla, Wales) | Archives
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