West Glamorgan Archive Service

Welsh Congregationalist Marriage Registers

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD W Cong Marr

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Title: Welsh Congregationalist Marriage Registers

Short title: Welsh Congregationalists, marriage registers

Dates of creation: 1900-1987

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: (8 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, Coedffranc; Mynydd-bach Chapel, Llangyfelach; Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel, Llansamlet


Administrative and biographical history: Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, Glamorgan (now Neath Port Talbot), was established in 1848 and its chapel built in 1860. Mynydd-bach chapel, Llangyfelach, Glamorgan (now Swansea), is the oldest Independent chapel in the Swansea area. It was established in 1761 with a new chapel being built in 1867. Bethel Chapel, Bethel Road, Llansamlet, Glamorgan, was established in about 1818. New chapels were built in 1858 and 1879.


Scope and content: Marriage registers of Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, 1900-1985, Mynydd-bach Chapel, Llangyfelach, 1983-1984, and Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel, Llansamlet, 1983-1987.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, Coedffranc; Mynyddbach Chapel, Llangyfelach; Llansamlet, Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel.

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.


Related units of description: Further records of Mynydd-bach Chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Ind 24. Further records of Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Ind 12.


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 - Welsh Congregationalist, catalogue; West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist - Independent - Records Of Mynydd-Bach Chapel, Swansea, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 7 September 2005.

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

Date(s) of description: September 2005



Church records and registers | Wales | Skewen

Church records and registers | Wales | Swansea

Religious institutions | Wales | Skewen

Religious institutions | Wales | Swansea

Personal names

Corporate names

Llanwrtyd Independent Chapel (Llanwrtyd, Wales)

Mynydd-bach Chapel (Llangyfelach, Wales)

Tabernacle Independent Chapel | | (Skewen, Wales)