Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, 1844-1983, including minute books, 1873-1955; financial records, 1844-1976; statistics, 1896-1977; property records, 1878-1976; records relating to the organ, 1887-1982; roll of members, adherents and baptisms, 1873-1893; annual reports, 1920-1982; records relating to pulpit supplies and order of services, 1878-1931; correspondence, 1911-1976; Sunday School records, 1909-1980; sermons and addresses, 1906-1931; orders of service, 1962-1983; temperance records, [1897]-1928; Ladies' Guild records, 1939-1972; church bazaar records, 1922-1945; Sunday school competitive meetings records, 1918-1956; Rambling Club records, 1958-1970; records relating to social events, 1909-1953; hymns and songs, 1922-1976; Henaduriaeth Arfon [Presbytery] records, 1903-1976; miscellaneous, 1952-1975; and photographs, [c. 1880]-1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

Castle Square Presbyterian Church was located in Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire and was built in c. 1882. It was a place of worship for Calvinistic Methodists, later known as the Presbyterian Church of Wales, and fell within Henaduriaeth Arfon (Arfon Presbytery).

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: minute books; financial; statistics; property; organ; roll of members, adherents and baptisms; annual reports; diary; pulpit supplies and orders of service; correspondence; Sunday School; centenary leaflet and article re. James Evans; sermons and addresses; orders of service; British and Foreign Bible Society; temperance; Ladies' Guild; church bazaar; competitive meetings; Children's Club; Rambling Club; social events; hymns and songs; Henaduriaeth Arfon; Cymdeithasfa'r Gogledd; Blwyddiaduron yr Eglwys Methodistiaid Calfinaidd; miscellaneous - religious; miscellaneous; and photographs.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Records of Castle Square Presbyterian Church, Caernarfon, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names