West Glamorgan Archive Service

Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 15

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Title: Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses, Records

Short title: Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses, records

Dates of creation: 1899-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (22 items)

Name of creator(s): Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses


Administrative and biographical history: Capel y Crwys Independent Church in Three Crosses, Llanrhidian, Glamorgan (now Swansea), was established in 1788. New chapel buildings were built in 1831 and 1877. The Church's ministers during the 20th century were the Rev. James John, appointed 1899, J. C. Lloyd, 1909, O. R. Owen, 1935, Eynon Thomas, 1957, Caradog Evans, Vincent Evans and the Rev. Neville Morgan, 1976. The Church began as a Welsh language institution. It remained bilingual before the Second World War but subsequently became mostly English in language.


Scope and content: Records of Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses, 1899-1988, comprising Church histories, 1938, 1988; annual reports, 1899-1972; programmes and orders of service, 1935-1988.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: bicentenary; annual reports; Church histories; programmes and orders of service.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

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



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Religion - Nonconformist - Independent - Capel y Crwys. Three Crosses, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 13 September 2005; Jones, Wyn, The History of Capel y Crwys, Gower, 1788-1988 (Swansea, 1988).

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

Date(s) of description: September 2005



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