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Capel Bethel, Talsarnau, cofnodion (records)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DCD

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Cofnodion Capel Bethel (MC), Talsarnau

Short Title: Capel Bethel, Talsarnau, cofnodion (records)

Creation date(s): 1866-1965

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 53 items

Name of creator(s): Capel Bethel, Talsarnau


Administrative/Biographical history: Capel Bethel was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Talsarnau, Merionethshire. It was established in 1797. The first chapel was built in 1812 and was replaced by a new building in 1865. Capel Bethel closed in 1980.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Capel Bethel, Talsarnau, Merionethshire, 1866-1965, including deeds relating to Talsarnau, 1891, 1910; minute books, 1905-1962; baptism register, 1877-1897; financial records, including account books and collection books, 1866-1963; annual reports, 1913-1965; and miscellaneous reports, 1918-1955.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; records; financial records; annual reports; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers are in National Library of Wales, CMA I/13571; CMA III, EZ1/262/1, 3, EZ1/263/5; NLW MS 19280B, 10574E.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Cofnodion Capel Bethel, (M. C.), Talsarnau, catalogue; National Library of Wales, Calvinistic Methodist Archives 8, catalogue; Capeli database, viewed 19 October 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004

Bethel (Church : Talsarnau, Wales) | Archives
Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd
Church records and registers | Wales | Talsarnau
Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd

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Bethel (Church : Talsarnau, Wales)

Talsarnau (Wales)

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