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Newtown United Reformed Church

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/1/A

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Title: Newtown United Reformed Church

Short title: Newtown United Reformed Church

Dates of creation: 1847-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 2 boxes

Name of creator(s): Newtown United Reformed Church members

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Newtown United Reformed Church was, until 1972, known as the English Congregational Church. It is one of the oldest non-conformist causes in Wales and was founded by Walter Craddock in the 1660s

CONTENT

Scope and content: Minutes of Church and Deacons' meetings and the finance committee, 1847-1983; Ledgers, accounts and offertory book, 1855-1969; Correspondence, references, transfer certificates, tracts, 1862-c1980; Notebooks: notes on the history of non-conformism in Wales, and transcripts from religious books, n/d

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Chronological, in series

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

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 possible

Archival history: In the possession of the Elders of Newtown United Reformed Church

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposit by the Elders of Newtown United Reformed Church

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. Sources used: material in the collection

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: March 2007


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