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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Capel Caersalem, Bermo, cofnodion (records)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DDG

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Cofnodion Capel Caersalem, Bermo

Short Title: Capel Caersalem, Bermo, cofnodion (records)

Creation date(s): 1811-1962

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Capel Caersalem, Barmouth


Administrative/Biographical history: Capel Caersalem is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Barmouth, Merionethshire, established in about 1811. The Rev. J. Gwynoro Davies (1855-1935) was minister of Caersalem, 1887-1935. The chapel operated a Temperance Society and Sunday School.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Capel Caersalem, 1811-1962, including church registers, 1888-1924, and Temperance Society registers, 1897-1920; births and baptisms register for Barmouth, 1811-1881; financial records including accounts, bills and receipts, 1866-1946, and collection books, 1888-1894, 1945-1962; membership cards, 1910-1912; letters, 1929-1938; programmes, 1934-1935; statistics, 1899-1907; documents relating to the restoration of the chapel, [1910]-[1920]; Sunday School records, 1894-1946, including minutes, 1894-1907, and financial records, 1905-1945.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: part I; part II.

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 Caernarfon Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further records are in the National Archives and the National Library of Wales.


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 Caersalem, Bermo, rhestr (catalogue); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

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

Personal names

Corporate names
Caersalem (Church : Barmouth, Wales)

Barmouth (Wales)

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