Records relating to Melincourt and Jerusalem Independent Chapels, Resolven

Scope and Content

Photocopy typescript of the history of Melincourt and Jerusalem chapels, 1975; photograph of Melincourt Independent Chapel, [1897].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Independent cause at Melincourt, Resolven, Glamorgan, began in the 18th century when meetings were held in local houses. A chapel was completed at Melincourt in 1799. Due to the growth in membership this was replaced by a new chapel, named Jerusalem, built in 1875 and extended in 1902-1903.


Arranged chronologically

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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Religion - Nonconformist - Records relating to Melincourt and Jerusalem Independent Chapels, Resolven, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 13 September 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names