Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Cofnodion Capel Brynrhos (MC), Y Groeslon

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6665, XS/2996

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Title: Cofnodion Capel Brynrhos (MC), Y Groeslon

Short title: Capel Brynrhos, Groeslon, cofnodion (records)

Dates of creation: 1884-1982

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 118 items

Name of creator(s): Capel Brynrhos (MC), Groeslon


Administrative and biographical history: Capel Brynrhos was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Groeslon, Llandwrog, Caernarfonshire, and was founded in 1880. In the 20th century, it ran church and children's eisteddfodau, as well as a Sunday School and 'Y Gymdeithas Ddi-log' (credit union). It celebrated its centenary in 1980.


Scope and content: Records of Capel Brynrhos, 1884-1982, including minutes, 1909-1982; church register book, 1924-1942; annual reports, 1937-1985; collection books, 1884-1978; Sunday School records, 1889-1960; church eisteddfod records, 1949-1965; papers relating to the chapel's centenary, 1980; y Gymdeithas Ddi-log, 1922-1948; and photographs, 1937-1980.


Language/script: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute book; register book; annual reports; debt collection books; ministry collection books; miscellaneous collection books; y Gymdeithas Ddi-log; Sunday School minutes and accounts; Sunday School secretary's books; children's eisteddfod committee's minute books; Chapel eisteddfod lists of competitions; papers re. the centenary; miscellaneous; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: No information found



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Cofnodion Capel (MC) Brynrhos, Y Groeslon (Records of Brynrhos (CM) Chapel, Y Groeslon), 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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