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Bangor University
Pendref Chapel Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PEND

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Pendref Chapel Records

Short Title: Pendref Chapel Records

Creation date(s): 1906 - 1948

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 26 items

Name of creator(s): Officers and members of Pendref Congregational Chapel, Bangor, Wales.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: A dispute at Ebenezer Congregational Chapel in Bangor led to the establishment of Pendref Chapel in November 1879. Over a hundred members left Ebenezer Chapel and decided that a new chapel should be built and in June 1882 the opening ceremony was held at Pendref, situated on the High Street in Bangor. By 1913 there were 267 members. Amongst the early ministers of Pendref were Rev. M.O. Evans; Rev. Roland Hughes and Rev. J. Ellis Williams. The current minister of Pendref Chapel is Rev. John Gwilym Jones.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A collection of letters written to the secretary of Pendref, Mr R. J. Buckland from various correspondents, 1931 - 1935 as well as a file of correspondence relating to the attempt to acquire a pipe organ, 1944 - 1948. Also, miscellaneous papers such as newspaper cuttings and membership certificates.
The second deposit consists of reports and minutes of meetings and a summary of the history of the cause at Pendref.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The records were received at two different occasions and have been catalogued separately and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts. There is no apparent system of arrangement.

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: An item level catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 16558 - 16580, 17296 - 17298

Language codes: wel eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: For further material such as correspondence and a deed of trust of Pendref Chapel, 1881, see Ebenezer Chapel Records and Penrhyn Castle Papers , also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, October 2001.

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

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Congregational churches | Wales | Bangor
Congregationalists | Wales | Bangor

Personal names

Corporate names
Capel Pendref (Bangor, Wales)
Ebenezer (Church: Bangor, Wales)

Places
Bangor (Wales)

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