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Bangor University
Chwarel Goch Chapel Records (Photocopies)

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CHG

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Chwarel Goch Chapel Records (Photocopies)

Short Title: Chwarel Goch Chapel Records (Photocopies)

Creation date(s): 1980s [photocopies of original documents dating from 1941-1974]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 5 items

Name of creator(s): Unknown.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Chwarel Goch congregational chapel in Tregarth, Caernarfonshire was opened in 1878. During the 1880s it had between 80 and 90 members.
Amongst the ministers that served at the chapel were, Rev. W.H. Parry (1883-1890), Rev. J. Williams-Davies (1895-1900) and Rev. J. Williams Edwards (1905-1910).
In 1935, the chapel united with Amana chapel, in Mynydd Llandygai and in the same year a Mr William Harris was chosen to serve as their minister.
Chwarel Goch chapel suffered over the years, in particular during the Great Penrhyn Strike, when many members left the area in search for work elsewhere.
In 1978 the church had 32 members, 14 of which were children.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Photocopies of records relating to Chwarel Goch Congregational Chapel. Consists of account and minute books, 1941-1974; an essay on the history of Chwarel Goch chapel, c. 1956; notes, accounts and letters relating to the centenary of the chapel, and a report taken from Y Tyst .

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically 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 33862 - 33866

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Held at the Library of the University of Wales Bangor is an 1879 Chwarel Goch chapel report.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 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
Church records and registers | Wales | Llandegai
Congregationalists | Wales | Llandegai

Personal names

Corporate names
Chwarel Goch (Church : Tregarth, Wales)

Places
Llandegai (Wales)

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