Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, 1858-1979, including deeds and other legal papers, 1911-1979; church accounts, 1934-1972; trustee correspondence, 1935-1964; documents relating to Christy Davies, 1946-1949; records relating to the Chapel Centenary, 1858-1958; illustrations, 1932-1950s; and miscellaneous church documents, 1880-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

The records are relating to the Providence Baptist Church, Knelston which was opened in 1858. Christy Davies was the overseer of Knelston Church in the mid 20th century. Baptist churches are usually self-governing within a Baptist Union.


Arranged into the following: deeds and other legal papers; church accounts; trustee correspondence; documents relating to Christy Davies; records relating to the Chapel Centenary; illustrations; and miscellaneous church documents.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

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


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Providence Baptist Church, Knelston, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names