Siloam Welsh Independent Chapel, Pentre Estyll, Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records relating to the Welsh Independent Chapel Pentre Estyll, Swansea, 1868-1978, including baptisms and burials, 1936-1959; minute books of deacons' meetings, 1909-1967; minute books of committees and church meetings, 1908-1951; preachers book, 1966; ledgers and cash books, 1893-1976; contributions books, 1923-1952; Sunday School registers, 1875-1980; annual reports, 1901-1968; histories of Siloam Chapel and the surrounding area, 1933-1976; orders of service, 1936-1967; dramatic and musical productions, 1891-1965; printed musical scores, 1927-1960; records relating to Siloam sisterhood, n.d.; and miscellaneous, 1868-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

Siloam, a Welsh Independent Chapel in Pentre Estyll, Swansea, GLamorgan, was built in 1842, rebuilt in 1862 and extended in 1914. It was sold in the middle of the 1990s due to a decline in numbers. The congregation continued to meet in the chapel vestry situated on the corner of Sidney Street and Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd. The church closed in May 2002.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Baptisms and burials, minute books of deacons' meetings, minute books of committees and church meetings, preachers book, ledgers and cash books, contributions books, Sunday School registers, annual reports, histories of Siloam Chapel and the surrounding area, orders of service, dramatic and musical productions, printed musical scores, records relating to Siloam sisterhood, and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Welsh Independent Chapel Siloam Chapel Records, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names