Bodedern Baptist Chapel Records

Scope and Content

Tabernacle church records, namely, account books 1876 - 1965, record of promises of members 1920-1945, pew rent book 1933-1956, and Sunday school accounts 1935-45.

Ainon chapel account books, 1926-1937.

Also, an account book of rents etc. belonging to David Hughes of Hafoty, 1838-1874, and an account of the building work at Ty'n Rhosydd, Llannerch-y-medd, Anglesey, 1905.

Administrative / Biographical History

According to The Baptist Handbook for 1936, in 1824 the Tabernacle Baptist Church at Bodedern, Anglesey had 120 seats, 57 members and 5 Sunday school teachers. The secretary was J. Williams of Baptist Chapel House, Bodedern. In the same year, Ainon Church had 150 seats, 24 members and 4 Sunday school teachers. The secretary is named as Miss M Hughes of Tynrhosydd, Llannerchymedd.

For further administrative information consult Hanes y Bedyddwyr yng Nghymru by James Spinther.


Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Item 26116 donated by Mrs M. Williams of Ty Mawr, Bodedern, Anglesey.Items 26572-26577 donated by Rev. Dafydd Wyn Wiliam.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 25986-25987, 26116, 26572-26577

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Held at the National Library of Wales is a register of baptisms of the Tabernacle Baptist Church, Bodedern, dated 1823-1824.