West Glamorgan Archive Service

Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Ravenhill, Swansea, records

Reference code(s): GB 0216 DD W Bap 33

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Title: Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Ravenhill, Swansea, records

Short title: Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Ravenhill, Swansea, records

Dates of creation: 1901-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 44 items

Name of creator(s): Calfaria Welsh Baptist Church, Ravenhill, Swansea


Administrative and biographical history: Calfaria was a Welsh Baptist church situated in Ravenhill, Swansea, Glamorgan. The cause began in 1846, with members of Bethesda Baptist Church meeting in houses in Gendros. The church was formed in 1860 and the chapel, built on Carmarthen Road, was completed in 1861. It was rebuilt and enlarged in 1892. By the 1990s this chapel had been demolished, but the vestry was still in use for services. It closed c. 2001 and the building is currently (2007) in use as the Little Cherubs Day Nursery.


Scope and content: Minutes 1921-1953; Annual reports 1940-1972; Records of members and financial contributions, 1901-1986; Sunday School records, 1929-1977; Other financial records, 1905-1977; Orders of services, 1937-1946; Church history, 1905.


Language/script: Welsh, some English

System of arrangement: Minutes; Annual reports; Records of members and financial contributions; Sunday School records; Other financial records; Orders of services; Church history.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at the West Glamgoran Archive Service.
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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 Andrew Dulley, West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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

Date(s) of description: January 2009



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