West Glamorgan Archive Service
Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD Ind 30
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
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.
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.
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 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