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


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, [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.


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


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



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