West Glamorgan Archive Service
Capel y Crwys, Three Crosses, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 15
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.
ACCESS AND USE
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.
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