Memorial Baptist Church, Walter Road, Swansea, records, [1870s]-1992, including marriage registers, 1953-1991; minutes of Deacon's meetings, 1906-1992; minutes of church meetings, 1913-1966; colour transparencies of the church, 1992; minute book of the meetings of the Dorcas Guild, 1966-1989; photographs, [1870s]-[1930s]; commemorative lists, [early 20th century].
Memorial Baptist Church, Walter Road, Swansea, Records
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- ReferenceGB 216 D/D Bap 22
- Dates of Creation[1870s]-1992
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1.2 linear metres
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In 1873 76 members of Bethesda Chapel, High Street, Swansea, formed a separate church in the lower part of the town. They first met in the Albert Hall, Swansea, and the first building in Walter Road was opened in 1875. The first minister of the church was the Rev. F. C. White. In 1877 47 members left to form the Welsh Baptist Church, now Capel Gomer. The Walter Road church was demolished in 1992.
Arranged into the following: Pictorial; Marriage registers; Records of Deacon's meetings; Minutes of church meetings; Other volumes; Lithographs and engravings; Photographs; Commemorative lists.
Conditions Governing Access
All records except registers are closed for 30 years after date of creation
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, Baptist, Memorial Baptist Church, Walter Road, Swansea, catalogue
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