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United Reformed Church - Montgomeryshire

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/1/E & F

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Title: United Reformed Church - Montgomeryshire

Short title: Domgay (Llandysilio) and Groes-llwyd (Guilsfield) United Reformed Chapels

Dates of creation: 1824-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 23 items

Name of creator(s): United Reformed Church Elders and congregations in Guilsfield and Llandysilio

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: A deed of Trust was drawn up for Domgay [Domgae] Chapel, in Llandysilio in 1824, but the congregation predates that, as there are records of Christenings for 1814 in the National Archives. The records do not show when Groes-lwyd Chapel in Guilsfield was built - the earliest registers in the National Library of Wales date to 1873.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Groes-lwyd Chapel, Guilsfield: Charity Commission orders approving trustees, authorising the sale of the chapel, and setting out a scheme for the administration of the monies thus realised, 1916-1957. Domgay Chapel, Llandysilio: Deeds of Trust and appointment of new trustees, 1824-1909; accounts 1890-[?]1925; Charity Commission records concerning Llandysilio charities, also orders approving trustees, authorising the sale of the chapel, and setting out a scheme for the administration of the monies thus realised, 1890-1957

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: Duplicates destroyed

Accruals: Are possible

Archival history: In the possession of the congregations of the 2 chapels

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the United Reformed Church National Synod of Wales, Cardiff

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office.

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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