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Bangor University
Bodedern Baptist Chapel Records

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS BBCR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Bodedern Baptist Chapel Records

Short Title: Bodedern Baptist Chapel Records

Creation date(s): 1838 - 1965

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 9 items

Name of creator(s): Officers and members of the Baptist chapels, Tabernacle and Ainon, Bodedern.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: According to The Baptist Handbook for 1936 , in 1824 the Tabernacle Baptist Church at Bodedern, Anglesey had 120 seats, 57 members and 5 Sunday school teachers. The secretary was J. Williams of Baptist Chapel House, Bodedern. In the same year, Ainon Church had 150 seats, 24 members and 4 Sunday school teachers. The secretary is named as Miss M Hughes of Tynrhosydd, Llannerchymedd.
For further administrative information consult Hanes y Bedyddwyr yng Nghymru by James Spinther.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Tabernacle church records, namely, account books 1876 - 1965, record of promises of members 1920-1945, pew rent book 1933-1956, and Sunday school accounts 1935-45.
Ainon chapel account books, 1926-1937.
Also, an account book of rents etc. belonging to David Hughes of Hafoty, 1838-1874, and an account of the building work at Ty'n Rhosydd, Llannerch-y-medd, Anglesey, 1905.

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 25986-25987, 26116, 26572-26577

Language codes: wel

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item 26116 donated by Mrs M. Williams of Ty Mawr, Bodedern, Anglesey. Items 26572-26577 donated by Rev. Dafydd Wyn Wiliam.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Held at the National Library of Wales is a register of baptisms of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Bodedern, dated 1823-1824.

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 | Bodedern

Personal names

Corporate names
Ainon Baptist Church (Bodedern, Wales)
Tabernacle Baptist Church (Bodedern, Wales)

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