Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, Records

Scope and Content

Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, records, 1870-2000, including minutes, 1870-2000; financial records, 1893-1971; programmes and hymn books, 1941-1983; correspondence, 1906-1980; miscellaneous, 1905-1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1863 a Sunday School was established in a private house in Caebricks, by members of Bethesda, Swansea, and in 1866, a congregation was formed. Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, was opened in 1867. A new chapel was built adjoining the old in 1906. After a decline in membership the chapel was closed in 2000.


Arranged into two groups: Group one consists of minutes, financial records, programmes and hymn books for Cymanfaoedd Ganu (singing festivals), church history and church building; Group two consists of financial records, correspondence and miscellaneous.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Welsh Baptist, Libanus Chapel, Cwmbwrla, Swansea, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


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