West Glamorgan Archive Service
Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Bap 63
Title: Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, Records
Short title: Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, records
Dates of creation: 1858-1979
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.6 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Providence Baptist Church, Knelston
Administrative and biographical history: The records are relating to the Providence Baptist Church, Knelston which was opened in 1858. Christy Davies was the overseer of Knelston Church in the mid 20th century. Baptist churches are usually self-governing within a Baptist Union.
Scope and content: Records of the Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, 1858-1979, including deeds and other legal papers, 1911-1979; church accounts, 1934-1972; trustee correspondence, 1935-1964; documents relating to Christy Davies, 1946-1949; records relating to the Chapel Centenary, 1858-1958; illustrations, 1932-1950s; and miscellaneous church documents, 1880-1970.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and other legal papers; church accounts; trustee correspondence; documents relating to Christy Davies; records relating to the Chapel Centenary; illustrations; and miscellaneous church documents.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records 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.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: September 2005