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Capel Bryn Seion, Dyffryn Cellwen, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 32

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Capel Bryn Seion, Dyffryn Cellwen, Records

Short Title: Capel Bryn Seion, Dyffryn Cellwen, records

Creation date(s): 1925-1985

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.027 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Capel Bryn Seion, Dyffryn Cellwen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1933, Capel Bryn Seion was built. The cause, however, appears to date from two years earlier, when a number of members seceded from a neighbouring chapel in Onllwyn. In 1967, the chapel was closed after dwindling membership. The lease was surrendered in 1984.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Capel Bryn Seion, Dyffryn Cellwen, including legal papers and papers connected with the building of Capel Bryn Seion, 1925-1953; church record book and minute book, 1934-1985; registers of members' contributions, 1931-1967; ledgers recording receipts and payments, 1931-1966; book of accounts for Cyrddau Llenyddol(literary meetings), 1938-1940; new members, 1932-1967; and correspondence and bills connected with the building of the chapel, 1933-1985.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Legal papers and papers connected with the building of Capel Bryn Seion, church record book and minute book, registers of members' contributions, ledgers recording receipts and payments, book of accounts for Cyrddau Llenyddol(literary meetings), new members, correspondence and bills connected with the building of the chapel.

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 not expected

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, Capel Bryn Seion 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
Capel Bryn Seion (Dyffryn Cellwen, Wales) | Archives
Church records and registers | Wales | Dyffryn Cellwen
Congregational churches | Wales | Neath Port Talbot
Independent Churches in Wales | History
Religious institutions | Wales | Dyffryn Cellwen

Personal names

Corporate names
Capel Bryn Seion (Dyffryn Cellwen, Wales)

Places
Dyffryn Cellwen (Wales)

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