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China Street Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanidloes

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/NC/4/E

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Title: China Street Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanidloes

Short title: China Street Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Llanidloes

Dates of creation: 1895-1899

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 3/4 of a box

Name of creator(s): The Elders and congregation of China Street Chapel


Administrative and biographical history: The original Calvanistic Methodist chapel in Llanidloes was Capel Bethel, builth in 1779. In 1872/3 two chapels were built to replace it: China Street Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, and Bethel Street English Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. The organ, which is the subject of these papers, was installed in the China Street Chapel in 1896


Scope and content: The material relates to the building and installation of the organ in the Chapel, and was catalogued by the depositor: committee minutes, 1895 1896; fundraising activities, 1895; specifications and tenders for the building of the organ 1895; correspondence regarding the building of the organ by Wadsworth and Bro, Organ Builders 1895-1896; correspondence, tickets and programme for the opening concert, 1896; accounts 1899


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


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Duplicates returned to depositor

Accruals: Are not expected

Archival history: In the possession of the family of John Mills, the owner of the Railway Iron Foundry in Llanidloes

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposit by a member of the Mills family



Archivist's note: Compiled by Anna Page, Assistant Archivist at Powys County Archive Office. Source used in compiling the description: Morris, E Ronald. 'Llanidloes Town and Parish: An Illustrated Account'

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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