Cofnodion Capel Bethel (MC), Talsarnau

Scope and Content

Records of Capel Bethel, Talsarnau, Merionethshire, 1866-1965, including deeds relating to Talsarnau, 1891, 1910; minute books, 1905-1962; baptism register, 1877-1897; financial records, including account books and collection books, 1866-1963; annual reports, 1913-1965; and miscellaneous reports, 1918-1955.

Administrative / Biographical History

Capel Bethel was a Calvinistic Methodist chapel in Talsarnau, Merionethshire. It was established in 1797. The first chapel was built in 1812 and was replaced by a new building in 1865. Capel Bethel closed in 1980.


Arranged into the following: deeds; records; financial records; annual reports; and miscellaneous.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Cofnodion Capel Bethel, (M. C.), Talsarnau, catalogue; National Library of Wales, Calvinistic Methodist Archives 8, catalogue; Capeli database, viewed 19 October 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers are in National Library of Wales, CMA I/13571; CMA III, EZ1/262/1, 3, EZ1/263/5; NLW MS 19280B, 10574E.

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