Cofnodion Capel M. C. Waunfawr

Scope and Content

Records of Capel Waunfawr, 1838-1984, including financial records, 1852-1984, including account books and collection books; membership records, 1862-1955; records of Sunday Schools at Waunfawr/Bethel, 1871-1980, and Groeslon, 1924-1971; records of the children's school, 1886-1970; baptism registers, 1838-1888; orders of burial, 1890-1919, 1933; annual reports, 1919-1947; plans, [1898], 1923; photographs, [20th century]; and chapel window blinds, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Calvinistic Methodist cause in Waunfawr, Caernarfonshire, was established in 1746. The first chapel building at Capel Bethel (or Capel Waunfawr) was built in 1785. The chapel held Sunday Schools in the nearby village of Groeslon.


Arranged into the following: financial; membership; Sunday School; Ysgol y Plant; baptism registers and orders for burial; annual reports; miscellaneous; photographs; curios.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

No information found


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Capel M.C. Waunfawr yn cynnwys Ysgoldy Groeslon, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 24 November 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office, Meirionnydd Archives and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Registers, 1812-1835, are in The National Archives. Further papers are in the National Library of Wales and University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives.

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