Casgliad Capel Soar (M. C.)

Scope and Content

Records of Capel Soar, Llanelltyd, Merionethshire,, 1860-1976, including financial records, annual reports and Sunday School records; items relating to the Dolgellau area, 1862-1979, including memorial cards, 1862-1912, orders of service for funerals, 1892-1979, and weddings, 1959-1971, programmes, 1921-1975, annual reports, 1950-1963, and photographs and postcards, [late 19th century]-[1940s]; notebooks of Griffith Edwards of Caemabseifion, [c. 1900]-1962; poetry and music, [19th century]-[20th century]; copies of various Welsh language periodicals, 1849-1962, including Y Gymraes, Trysorfa y Plant and Y Winllan; amd printed books, [late 18th century]-1973, relating mainly to Merionethshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Capel Soar, Taicynhaeaf, Llanelltyd, Merionethshire, was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel; it was in existence by 1812, and was still active in 1979.


Arranged into the following: Capel Soar; miscellaneous items; periodicals; and books.

Access Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Capel Soar (M. C.), catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 10 November 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and Caernarfon Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Registers of Capel Soar, 1812-1889, are also in Meirionnydd Archives.