Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Cofnodion Capel M. C. Waunfawr
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/6513, XS/3134
Title: Cofnodion Capel M. C. Waunfawr
Short title: Capel Bethel (Waunfawr, Gwynedd), cofnodion (records)
Dates of creation: 1838-1984
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: (193 items)
Name of creator(s): Capel M. C. Waunfawr (Capel Bethel)
Administrative and biographical history: The Calvinistic Methodist cause in Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire, was established in 1746. The first chapel building at Capel Bethel (or Capel Waunfawr) was built in 1785. The chapel held Sunday Schools in the nearby village of Groeslon.
Scope and content: Records of Capel Waunfawr, 1838-1984, including financial records, 1852-1984, including account books and collection books; membership records, 1862-1955; records of Sunday Schools at Waunfawr/Bethel, 1871-1980, and Groeslon, 1924-1971; records of the children's school, 1886-1970; baptism registers, 1838-1888; orders of burial, 1890-1919, 1933; annual reports, 1919-1947; plans, , 1923; photographs, [20th century]; and chapel window blinds, [20th century].
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: Welsh, English
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: financial; membership; Sunday School; Ysgol y Plant; baptism registers and orders for burial; annual reports; miscellaneous; photographs; curios.
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, Meirionnydd Archives and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: No information found
Related units of description: Registers, 1812-1835, are in The National Archives. Further papers are in the National Library of Wales and University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives.
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Capel M.C. Waunfawr yn cynnwys Ysgoldy Groeslon, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 24 November 2004.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: November 2004