Salem Baptist Chapel, Blaina, Records

Scope and Content

Records of Salem Baptist Chapel, Blaina, 1845-1959, including correspondence, 1924-1959; church histories, c.1941; printed material, 1940-1948.

Administrative / Biographical History

Salem Baptist Chapel was in Blaina, Monmouthshire, now Blaenau Gwent. The original Salem Baptist Chapel was built in 1837. Prior to this date, services were held in a private house known as Ty Watkin Vaughan. Services were held on three Sundays each month are were well attended, so that the chapel was enlarged in 1842. A new chapel was completed in 1852.


Arranged into the following: Church business; Church histories; Printed material

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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Salem Baptist Chapel, Blaina, 1845-1959, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further material is Gwent Record Office, D2174.230 and D397 and National Library of Wales, NLW MSS 7129,7159.

Geographical Names