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Bangor University
Penmount Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS PM

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Penmount Manuscripts

Short Title: Penmount Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1839 - 1955

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 209 items

Name of creator(s): History Committee of the Llyn and Eifionydd Calvinist Methodist Presbytery.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: According to numerous pamphlets chronicling the history of the Calvinist Methodist cause in Llyn and Eifionydd, held at the Library of the University of Wales Bangor, there were 72 churches in the circuit in 1903. By 1989 there were 66 churches and by 1994 the number had decreased to 63. For further administrative details, consult Hanes yr achos : Henaduriaeth Llyn ac Eifionydd Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru (1995) by Gruffudd Parry.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Essays, annual reports, letters, photographs, plans etc. relating to churches belonging to the Llyn and Eifionydd Calvinist Methodist Presbytery. The churches covered are : Aber-erch; Ala Road, Pwllheli; Babell, Llanaelhaearn; Bethel, Penmorfa; Bontfechan, Llanystumdwy; Brynbachau; Bryn-mawr; Brynmelyn; Bwlch, Llanengan; Bwlchderwin, Clynnog; Cricieth; Cedron, Pentrefelin; Cilan, Llanengan; Cwmcoryn, Llanaelhaearn; Cwm Ystradllyn; Dinas; Y Ffor; Garndolbenmaen; Garnfadrun; Garth, Porthmadog; Gosen, Trefor; Llanbedrog; Llangïan; Llannor; Llanystumdwy; Llithfaen; Llwyndyrys; Mynydd Nefyn; Nant; Nant Gwrtheyrn; Neigwl; Penllech; Pen-mount, Pwllheli; Pennant; Penrhos; Penrhydlyniog; Pentre-uchaf; Pen-y-graig; Pistyll; Rhyd-bach; Rhydlios; Salem, Pwllheli; Tarsis, Penrhydluniog; Tremadog; Tudweiliog.
Also, miscellaneous papers such as minutes of meetings, financial records, statistics, lists, details of various characters and papers belonging to Henry Hughes, Bryncir.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged according to subject, i.e. churches, and 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: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26679 - 26887

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Manuscripts were transferred to the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor in 1976 by the Llyn and Eifionydd Calvinist Methodist Presbytery.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also Rev. Henry Hughes, Bryncir Papers held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. A collection level description is available on the Archives Hub

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2002.

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
Eifionydd (Wales) | Church history
Llŷn (Wales) | Church history

Personal names
Hughes , Henry , 1841-1924 , Bryncir

Corporate names
Penmount Chapel (Pwllheli, Wales)
Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Connexion | Henaduriaeth Llyn ac Eifionydd (Presbytery)

Places
Eifionydd (Wales)

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