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Bangor University
Boduan Chapel Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BODU

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Boduan Chapel Records

Short Title: Boduan Chapel Records

Creation date(s): 1840-1905

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 12 items

Name of creator(s): Officers and members of Boduan Chapel, Caernarfonshire.


Administrative/Biographical history: Boduan Calvinistic Methodist Chapel is located on the Llyn peninsula, Caernarfonshire. The first chapel here was built around 1827 and at that time there were 30 members. By 1844 the number of members had increased to 63 and the names of the officers were John Roberts, John Williams, Robert Roberts and Maurice Roberts. In 1850 it was decided that the chapel was in need of some renovation and a carpenter, a stonemason and a roofer / plasterer were picked to do the work.


Scope and content/abstract: 4 Treasurer's Books, 1859-1905.
Details of the renovation work carried out on the Chapel, 1850.
Speech presented to Robert Roberts, Penybryn, Boduan, 1882 together with his religious diary for 1840.
Bible Society note book, 1862-1872.
Commonplace book of Captain Ellis Williams, Penybryn, Boduan.
Pew rent book, 1867-1880.
Commonplace book of Robert Davies of Rallt Goch, Boduan, 1868-1882.
Account book of the monthly meetings, 1872-1876 and 1891.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 190-197, 297, 794-796

Language codes: wel


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 190-197 presented by Hugh Hughes Esq., Penybryn, Boduan in 1927.


Related material: The register of christenings for Boduan Chapel, 1833-1835 is held at the National Library of Wales.


Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, May 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Boduan
Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Gwynedd
Church records and registers | Wales | Boduan

Personal names
Davies , Robert , fl. 1844 , of Boduan
Roberts , Robert , of Boduan
Williams , Ellis , Captain

Corporate names

Boduan (Wales)
Buan (Wales)

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