Casgliad Eglwys (MC) Bethel, Tywyn

Scope and Content

Records of Bethel (CM) Church, 1879-1971, comprising minutes, 1882-1961; membership records, 1879-1961; annual reports, 1918-1966; records relating to renovations and building work, 1887-1965; programmes, 1909-1961; Executive Committee records, 1925-1928; miscellaneous letters, 1936-1956; records relating to Church land, 1936-1950; account books, 1936-1952; orders of service, 1948-1965; posters, [n. d.]; papers of the Western Merionethshire Monthly Meeting, 1923-1928; and other papers, 1931-1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

Eglwys Bethel (Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Church), Tywyn, Merionethshire, was established in 1815, with a new chapel being built in 1871. Ministers of the Church included the Rev. H. Jones Griffith, 1948-1955, and the Rev. H. W. Hughes from 1965.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Eglwys (MC) Bethel, Tywyn; Capeli database, viewed 19 October 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available, in Welsh, at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are in Meirionnydd Archives, M/733/1-2; M/829.

Geographical Names