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Chepstow Baptist Church records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D738

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Chepstow Baptist Church Records

Short Title: Chepstow Baptist Church records

Creation date(s): 1871-1929

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (5 items)

Name of creator(s): Chepstow Baptist Church


Administrative/Biographical history: Chepstow Baptist Church was built in 1816. The chapel was erected by Mr Walter G. Watkin, builder and the Rev. Joshua Lewis was the first pastor. The building was enlarged in 1867 and a new Sunday School was added.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Chepstow Baptist Church, 1871-1929, including minute books, 1871-1915; diaconate meeting minute books, 1896-1926; account book, 1905-1929.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Minute books; Diaconate meeting minute books; Church account book.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Rev. J. Landeg, Secretary Chepstow Baptist Church, Chepstow, Monmouthshire.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Chepstow Baptist Church, catalogue; Chepstow Baptist Church Homepage, (, viewed 15 February 2006.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2006

Baptists | Wales | Chepstow
Chepstow Baptist Church | Archives
Religious institutions | Wales | Chepstow

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Chepstow (Wales)

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