Powys County Archives Office
United Reformed Church - Montgomeryshire
Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/1/E & F
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
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.
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
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
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
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