History of Joppa Chapel, Caernarfon

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A transcript of a published pamphlet entitled Y gwir i'r byd : sef hanes Eglwys Gynulleidfaol Joppa, Caernarvon consisting of the history of Joppa Congregational Chapel, Caernarfon, Gwynedd.

Administrative / Biographical History

Following a dispute between members of Pen-dref Chapel, Bangor Street, Caernarfon in 1840, 25 - 30 members left and began holding services at the old Bethel Chapel in the same street. Later, land was bought at Snowdon Street and by September 1841 a new chapel had been built and opened called Joppa Chapel.

By 1844 there were 120-130 attending the Sunday school at Joppa and a there would be a congregation of 250 on a Sunday.

Arrangement

Item incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Item received by the University of Wales Bangor in April 1935.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 1613

Alternative Form Available

A copy is available amongst the Papers of R. T. Jenkins, held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 22320

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Bibliography

Y gwir i'r byd : sef hanes Eglwys Gynulleidfaol Joppa, Caernarvon; lle y rhoddir crybwylliadau am ei chychwyniad, ei herledigaethau, a'i llwyddiant yn ngwyneb yr ymosiadau a wnaed yn ei herbyn (Dolgellau : Jones, 1844)