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West Glamorgan Archive Service
Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Pontardawe, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 34

Held at: West Glamorgan Archive Service

Title: Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Pontardawe, Records

Short Title: Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Pontardawe, records

Creation date(s): 1885-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The cause at Tabernacl began in 1877 when a Sunday School was established at Oddfellows Hall in Pontardawe. Between 1880 and 1881 the chapel was built. It is the oldest chapel building in Pontardawe.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Pontardawe, 1885-2000, including annual reports, 1885-2000; records relating to chapel history, [c. 1990]; minutes of deacons' and church officers' meetings, 1957-1981; Sunday School and membership records, 1910-1988; letters of recommendation, 1881-1892; receipt and payment books 1972-1985; and records relating to chapel societies, 1959-1960.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Annual Reports, chapel history, minutes of deacons' and church officers' meetings, Sunday School and membership records, letters of recommendation, receipt and payment books, and chapel societies.

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: Accrual 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, Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Pontardawe, 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 | Pontardawe
Congregational churches | Wales | Neath Port Talbot
Independent Churches in Wales | History
Religious institutions | Wales | Pontardawe
Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church (Pontardawe, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church (Pontardawe, Wales)

Places
Pontardawe (Wales : town)

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