West Glamorgan Archive Service

Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD CM 7

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Title: Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, Records

Short title: Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, records

Dates of creation: c.1880-1996

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (5 vols., 17 photographs, 17 items)

Name of creator(s): Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: Nazareth Chapel was built by Calvinistic Methodists in Birchgrove, Swansea, Glamorgan, in 1872, on the site of a former schoolroom, built in 1862. The chapel replaced an older building constructed in 1867. In 1906 a new chapel building was started and opened on 20th April 1907. The chapel closed in 1993.


Scope and content: Records of Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, c.1880-1996, including photocopies of registers, [late 20th century]; records relating to chapel history, [1931]; press cuttings, 1906-1907; notices and orders of service, 1907-1962; photographs, c.1880-c.1995.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Registers; Chapel history; Press cuttings; Notices and orders of service; Photographs: individuals; Photographs: groups; Photographs: chapel buildings; Records relating to the building of the chapel; Plans; Church history.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: No restrictions

Finding aids: A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Immediate source of acquisition: It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Related units of description: Further records relating to the chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Gw/E 212 and D/D SB 4/462.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Calvinistic Methodist, Nazareth, Birchgrove, catalogue.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: August 2005



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