Records of Gilwern Congregational Church and United Reformed Church, 1874-1988, including minute books, 1907-1977; financial records, 1874-1927; offertory record books, 1970-1973; church engagements diaries, 1967-1975; annual statistical returns, 1880-1884; register of baptisms, marriages and burials, 1946-1985; miscellaneous photocopies, [late 20th century] of records, 1886-1972; printed material, 1959-1984.
United Reformed Church, Gilwern, Records
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In 1972 the former Congregational Church in England and Wales joined with the former Presbyterian Church of England to form the United Reformed Church. The former Gilwern Congregational thereafter became the URC, Gilwern. The present church was opened in 1886. Before 1886 services were held in a schoolroom adjoining the Lion Inn from 1852.
Conditions Governing Access
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, The United Reformed Church, Gilwern, catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office and the National Register of Archives
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.
Accruals are possible