West Glamorgan Archive Service

Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Llansamlet, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD CM 13

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Title: Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Llansamlet, Records

Short title: Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Llansamlet, records

Dates of creation: 1932-1999

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.6 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Bon-y-maen, Llansamlet


Administrative and biographical history: Capel-y-Cwm is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Bon-y-maen, Llansamlet, Swansea and was established in 1740. The chapel was damaged by fire in 2001.


Scope and content: Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Bon-y-maen, Llansamlet, records, 1932-1999, including annual reports and abstracts of accounts, 1957-1993; yearbooks for the West Glamorgan district, 1985-1991; booklets entitled Detholiad (anthology), 1941-1995; programmes for events, 1947-1995; 'Community View' community newspaper, 1998-1999; silver pendant, presented at a musical competition, 1932.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Bi-centenial history; Chapel history; Annual reports and abstracts of accounts; Yearbooks for the West Glamorgan District; Booklets entitled 'Detholiad' (anthology); Programmes for events; 'Community View'; Programmes for events outside the chapel; Artefacts.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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 Baptism records of Salem, Capel-y-cwm are at the National Archives


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Calvinistic Methodist, Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Bonymaen, Llansamlet, catalogue; Llansamlet History, http://www.pagenet.com/swansea.localhistory/llansamlet/index.htmlm, viewed 30 August 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: August 2005



Religious institutions | Wales | Bon-y-maen

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