Cofnodion Capel Caersalem, Bermo

Scope and Content

Records of Capel Caersalem, 1811-1962, including church registers, 1888-1924, and Temperance Society registers, 1897-1920; births and baptisms register for Barmouth, 1811-1881; financial records including accounts, bills and receipts, 1866-1946, and collection books, 1888-1894, 1945-1962; membership cards, 1910-1912; letters, 1929-1938; programmes, 1934-1935; statistics, 1899-1907; documents relating to the restoration of the chapel, [1910]-[1920]; Sunday School records, 1894-1946, including minutes, 1894-1907, and financial records, 1905-1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

Capel Caersalem is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Barmouth, Merionethshire, established in about 1811. The Rev. J. Gwynoro Davies (1855-1935) was minister of Caersalem, 1887-1935. The chapel operated a Temperance Society and Sunday School.


Arranged into the following: part I; part II.

Access Information

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Cofnodion Capel Caersalem, Bermo, rhestr (catalogue); Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940 (London, 1959).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and Caernarfon Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are in the National Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Geographical Names