United Reformed Church, Gilwern, Records

Scope and Content

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.

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

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Source not recorded


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.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are possible