Salem Chapel, Llanllyfni Records

Scope and Content

3 books recording the names of Sunday preachers and other meetings held at Salem Chapel. Also, a list of preachers who served Salem from 1813-1864 and a history of the beginnings of Methodism in Tal-y-sarn dated 1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

Salem Calvinistic Methodist Chapel in the village of Llanllyfni, Caernarfonshire received several visits from travelling preachers in the early 19th century. Amongst the great preachers who stepped behind it's pulpit were John Elias, Christmas Evans and John Jones, Tal-y-sarn.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Items presented to the Library by Mrs Ellen M. Jones on behalf of her father.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, February 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 434-437

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

These manuscripts were once in the possession of Richard Owen, Eryri House, Tal-y-sarn.