English Congregational Church, Water Street, Rhyl, records of

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The English Congregational Church in Rhyl was formed in 1854 after a split became apparent in the Welsh Congregational Church (built in 1850, Queen Street). English services were held in the Town Hall between 1854 and 1858 when the new English Congregational Church was built in Water Street. The church on Water Street has been known by the following names-

1854-1885- The English Congregational Church

1885-1972- Christchurch Congregational Church

1972-2004- Christ Church United Reformed Church

2004 onwards- The URC Rhyl Pastorate, Christ Church

(Information taken from ND/178/58)

This collection includes: annual reports, minutes, financial records, plans and cradle rolls.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. It is advisable to book in advance, for details and opening hours see http://archives.denbighshire.gov.uk/visit-us/. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Denbighshire Archive Service will advise where this is the case.

Archivist's Note

listed by Sarah Winning, Archivist, Oct 2014

Geographical Names