Chepstow Baptist Church Records

Scope and Content

Records of Chepstow Baptist Church, 1871-1929, including minute books, 1871-1915; diaconate meeting minute books, 1896-1926; account book, 1905-1929.

Administrative / Biographical History

Chepstow Baptist Church was built in 1816. The chapel was erected by Mr Walter G. Watkin, builder and the Rev. Joshua Lewis was the first pastor. The building was enlarged in 1867 and a new Sunday School was added.


Arranged into the following: Minute books; Diaconate meeting minute books; Church account book.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Rev. J. Landeg, Secretary Chepstow Baptist Church, Chepstow, Monmouthshire.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Chepstow Baptist Church, catalogue; Chepstow Baptist Church Homepage, (, viewed 15 February 2006.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names