Powys County Archives Office

Machynlleth Baptist Church

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/3/B

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Title: Machynlleth Baptist Church

Short title: Baptist Church, Machynlleth

Dates of creation: 1801-1823

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Machynlleth Baptist Church

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: The Baptists in Machynlleth met at first in members houses. John Blayney converted the upper storey of his house in Pentrerhedyn Street for use as a chapel, followed by David Pugh who placed the loft of the White Horse Inn at the disposal of the church. By 1838 a chapel had been built in Dovey View, a back lane near St Peter`s church. In 1896 Bethesda Baptist Chapel had been opened in Doll Street.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Birth and baptism register, 1801-1823

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

Physical characteristics and technical requirements: When digitised, the register will be viewable on the search room computer, on disk

System of arrangement: Chronological

Conditions governing access: Too fragile to produce - to be digitised

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copy of the catalogue available at PCAO
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records retained

Accruals: Are not expected

Archival history: Received by Ceredigion Museum from an antique shop in Aberystwyth, transferred to Ceredigion Archives

Immediate source of acquisition: Transfer from Ceredigion Archives

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist, and Dawn Gill, Archives Assistant, at Powys County Archive Office. Source used: Dr Peter Mason, Secretary of Capel (The Chapels Heritage Society)

Rules or conventions: This description follows guidelines provided by UWA Department of Information Studies, based on ISAD(G) 2nd edition, 2000.

Date(s) of description: October 2006


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