Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, Records
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XD/48 and XS/2519
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
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).
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, -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.
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
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