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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Capel Soar (M. C.), casgliad (collection)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DCK

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Casgliad Capel Soar (M. C.)

Short Title: Capel Soar (M. C.), casgliad (collection)

Creation date(s): [late 18th century]-1979

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: To be supplied

Name of creator(s): Capel Soar (MC) (Llanelltyd)


Administrative/Biographical history: Capel Soar, Taicynhaeaf, Llanelltyd, Merionethshire, was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel; it was in existence by 1812, and was still active in 1979.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Capel Soar, Llanelltyd, Merionethshire,, 1860-1976, including financial records, annual reports and Sunday School records; items relating to the Dolgellau area, 1862-1979, including memorial cards, 1862-1912, orders of service for funerals, 1892-1979, and weddings, 1959-1971, programmes, 1921-1975, annual reports, 1950-1963, and photographs and postcards, [late 19th century]-[1940s]; notebooks of Griffith Edwards of Caemabseifion, [c. 1900]-1962; poetry and music, [19th century]-[20th century]; copies of various Welsh language periodicals, 1849-1962, including Y Gymraes, Trysorfa y Plant and Y Winllan; and printed books, [late 18th century]-1973, relating mainly to Merionethshire.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Capel Soar; miscellaneous items; periodicals; and books.

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: Registers of Capel Soar, 1812-1889, are also in Meirionnydd Archives.


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, Casgliad Capel Soar (M. C.), catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 10 November 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd
Capel Soar (Llanelltyd, Wales) | Archives
Edwards, Griffith, | of Caemabseifion | Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Gwynedd (Wales) | History
Printed ephemera | Wales | Gwynedd
Religious institutions | Wales | Gwynedd
Welsh periodicals

Personal names
Edwards , Griffith , [alive 1900-1962] , of Caemabseifion

Corporate names
Capel Soar (Llanelltyd, Wales)

Dolgellau (Wales)
Llanelltyd (Wales)
Merioneth (Wales)

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