Bethel Chapel, Pen-y-groes Registers

Scope and Content

Two registers of members, 1851-1867. Consist of the names of brothers and sisters (entered separately) and their monthly contributions. Some entries include notes as to which members were lost, either through death, departure or expulsion due to drunkenness or lewdness. Also, a record that some members refused to abstain from drinking alcohol.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1945, Bethel C.M. Chapel in Pen-y-groes, Caernarfonshire celebrated it's centenary. At that time, the church had around 370 members and the minister was Rev. Howell Roberts.


Arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr Shelton Roberts of Pen-y-groes, 1929.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 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 462 - 463

Conditions Governing Use

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