Records relating to Penywaun Congregational Church, Cwmbran

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Penywaun Congregational Church, Cwmbran, 1817-1990, including deeds and other documents relating to Llanfihangel Llantarnam, Monmouthshire, 1817-1954; notes and newspaper cuttings relating to the Cjurch's history, 1907-1965; photographs, [1906]-1957; minutes of Penywaun Band of Hope String Band, 1894-1896.

Administrative / Biographical History

Penywaun Congregational Church, later Penywaun United Reformed Church, Waun Road, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, appears to have been established in about 1817. A new church building was erected in the early 20th century and opened on 17 January 1907.


Arranged into the following: legal; Church history; photographs; Church affairs; miscellanea; additional deposit.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Pastor and Trustees of the Church and by Mrs M. A. Woods.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records relating to Penywaun Congregational Church Cwmbran; Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records relating to Penywaun United Reformed (formerly Congregational) Church, Cwmbran.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names