Jerusalem English Baptist Chapel, Briton Ferry, Records

Scope and Content

Jerusalem English Baptist Chapel, Briton Ferry, records, 1864-1997, including Baptist Women's League records, 1958; correspondence, 1895-1970; deeds, 1866-1952; financial records, 1870-1973; hymnals, 1887-1901; records of the Independent Order of Rechabites, 1913; insurance records, 1893-1969; legal papers, 1906-1965; newspaper cuttings, 1933-1974; orders of service, 1914-1987; register of members, 1863-1893; dismission records, 1882-1982; photographs, 1895-1983; plans, 1906-1997; posters, 1864-1959; Sunday School records, 1880-1967; Christian Endeavour records, 1903-1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jerusalem English Baptist Chapel, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, now in Neath Port Talbot, was opened in 1864.


Arranged into the following: Baptist Women's League; Correspondence; Deeds; Financial records; Hymnals; Independent Order of Rechabites; Insurance; Legal papers; Newspaper cuttings; Orders of service; Pastoral; Pictorial; Plans; Posters; Publications; Sunday School; Christian Endeavour; Miscellaneous; Posters; Pictorial; Orders of service; Building work.

Access Information

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 source was used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Baptist, Jerusalem English Baptist Chapel, Briton Ferry, catalogue

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

A history of the chapel is held by West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Z 81

Geographical Names