West Glamorgan Archive Service

Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 30

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Title: Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll, Records

Short title: Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll, records

Dates of creation: 1868-1978

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1.8 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Siloam, a Welsh Independent Chapel in Pentre Estyll, Swansea, GLamorgan, was built in 1842, rebuilt in 1862 and extended in 1914. It was sold in the middle of the 1990s due to a decline in numbers. The congregation continued to meet in the chapel vestry situated on the corner of Sidney Street and Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd. The church closed in May 2002.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records relating to the Welsh Independent Chapel Pentre Estyll, Swansea, 1868-1978, including baptisms and burials, 1936-1959; minute books of deacons' meetings, 1909-1967; minute books of committees and church meetings, 1908-1951; preachers book, 1966; ledgers and cash books, 1893-1976; contributions books, 1923-1952; Sunday School registers, 1875-1980; annual reports, 1901-1968; histories of Siloam Chapel and the surrounding area, 1933-1976; orders of service, 1936-1967; dramatic and musical productions, 1891-1965; printed musical scores, 1927-1960; records relating to Siloam sisterhood, n.d.; and miscellaneous, 1868-1978.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Baptisms and burials, minute books of deacons' meetings, minute books of committees and church meetings, preachers book, ledgers and cash books, contributions books, Sunday School registers, annual reports, histories of Siloam Chapel and the surrounding area, orders of service, dramatic and musical productions, printed musical scores, records relating to Siloam sisterhood, and miscellaneous.

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

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, Welsh Independent Chapel Siloam Chapel Records, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: September 2005


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Church records and registers | Wales | Swansea

Congregational churches | Wales | Swansea

Independent Churches in Wales | History

Religious institutions | Wales | Swansea

Welsh Independent Chapel Siloam (Swansea, Wales) | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names

Welsh Independent Chapel Siloam (Swansea, Wales)

Places

Swansea