Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Llansamlet, Records

Scope and Content

Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Bon-y-maen, Llansamlet, records, 1932-1999, including annual reports and abstracts of accounts, 1957-1993; yearbooks for the West Glamorgan district, 1985-1991; booklets entitled Detholiad (anthology), 1941-1995; programmes for events, 1947-1995; 'Community View' community newspaper, 1998-1999; silver pendant, presented at a musical competition, 1932.

Administrative / Biographical History

Capel-y-Cwm is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Bon-y-maen, Llansamlet, Swansea and was established in 1740. The chapel was damaged by fire in 2001.


Arranged into the following: Bi-centenial history; Chapel history; Annual reports and abstracts of accounts; Yearbooks for the West Glamorgan District; Booklets entitled 'Detholiad' (anthology); Programmes for events; 'Community View'; Programmes for events outside the chapel; Artefacts.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

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 sources were used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Calvinistic Methodist, Salem, Capel-y-Cwm, Bonymaen, Llansamlet, catalogue; Llansamlet History,, viewed 30 August 2005.

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

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


Accruals are possible

Related Material

Further Baptism records of Salem, Capel-y-cwm are at the National Archives

Geographical Names