Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, Records

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/48 and XS/2519

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Title: Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, Records

Short title: Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, records

Dates of creation: 1844-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Castle Square Presbyterian Church was located in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire and was built in c. 1882. It was a place of worship for Calvinistic Methodists, later known as the Presbyterian Church of Wales, and fell within Henaduriaeth Arfon (Arfon Presbytery).

CONTENT

Scope and content: Records of Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, 1844-1983, including minute books, 1873-1955; financial records, 1844-1976; statistics, 1896-1977; property records, 1878-1976; records relating to the organ, 1887-1982; roll of members, adherents and baptisms, 1873-1893; annual reports, 1920-1982; records relating to pulpit supplies and order of services, 1878-1931; correspondence, 1911-1976; Sunday School records, 1909-1980; sermons and addresses, 1906-1931; orders of service, 1962-1983; temperance records, [1897]-1928; Ladies' Guild records, 1939-1972; church bazaar records, 1922-1945; Sunday school competitive meetings records, 1918-1956; Rambling Club records, 1958-1970; records relating to social events, 1909-1953; hymns and songs, 1922-1976; Henaduriaeth Arfon [Presbytery] records, 1903-1976; miscellaneous, 1952-1975; and photographs, [c. 1880]-1982.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; financial; statistics; property; organ; roll of members, adherents and baptisms; annual reports; diary; pulpit supplies and orders of service; correspondence; Sunday School; centenary leaflet and article re. James Evans; sermons and addresses; orders of service; British and Foreign Bible Society; temperance; Ladies' Guild; church bazaar; competitive meetings; Children's Club; Rambling Club; social events; hymns and songs; Henaduriaeth Arfon; Cymdeithasfa'r Gogledd; Blwyddiaduron yr Eglwys Methodistiaid Calfinaidd; miscellaneous - religious; miscellaneous; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Records of Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: July 2004


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Caernarfon

Castle Square English Presbyterian Chapel (Caernarfon, Wales) | Archives

Religious institutions | Wales | Caernarfon

Personal names

Corporate names

Castle Square English Presbyterian Chapel (Caernarfon, Wales)

Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Connexion | Caernarfon Presbytery

Places

Caernarfon