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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog, cofnodion (records)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/DBP

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Cofnodion Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Short Title: Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog, cofnodion (records)

Creation date(s): 1872-1977

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 31 items

Name of creator(s): Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog


Administrative/Biographical history: Jerusalem Independent Church (also called Fourcrosses), Blaenau Ffestiniog, Merionethshire, was established in 1869. It was an offshoot of Capel Bethania, Blaenau Ffestiniog, and developed from a Sunday School held in the vicinity from 1857. Building work began in 1868 and the church was opened in July 1869.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog, 1872-1977, including a membership register, 1898-1915, and members lists, 1922-1940; financial records, 1903-1959; Band of Hope committee minutes, 1911-1959; annual reports, 1945-1977; programmes for special services, 1960-1969; and Hanes y Brytaniaid by Gweirydd ap Rhys, 1872-1874.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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. The catalogue is available online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



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, Jerusalem, Blaenau Ffestiniog, 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

Capel Jerusalem (Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales) | Archives
Congregational churches | Wales | Gwynedd
Religious institutions | Wales | Blaenau Ffestiniog

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Capel Jerusalem (Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales)

Blaenau Ffestiniog (Wales)

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