West Glamorgan Archive Service

Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD W Bap 20

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Title: Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot, Records

Short title: Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot, records

Dates of creation: 1910-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.9 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot


Administrative and biographical history: Calfaria was formed in 1910 as a branch of Ebenezer Welsh Baptist Church, following a division in the membership. The chapel was built on Tanygroes Street, Port Talbot, Glamorgan and closed in 1980.


Scope and content: Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot, records, 1910-1973, including membership lists, 1910-1964; deeds, 1911-1950; insurance records, 1940-1952; correspondence, 1940-1951; Sunday School class registers, 1931-1954; annual reports and accounts, 1910-1953; minute books, 1920-1973; letter books, 1914-1951; weekly contributions books, 1914-1958; draft account books for weekly offerings, 1942-1953; miscellaneous accounts, 1928-1973; orders of service, 1933-1958; correspondence of the Caradog ap Iestyn Lodge of True Ivorites, 1913-1916.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Sunday School class registers; Annual reports and accounts; Weekly contributions books; Accounts books; Draft account books for weekly offerings; Loose bills and accounts; Caradog ap Iestyn Lodge of True Ivorites copy correspondence; Orders of service and miscellaneous notices; Membership lists; Minutes and accounts; Letter books; Other papers.

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.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Welsh Baptist, Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Port Talbot, catalogue.

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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