History of Welsh Baptists in Chester

Scope and Content

A history of the Welsh Baptists in Chester, written by Rev. Ieuan Jenkins, Liverpool, on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the cause in 1960.

Administrative / Biographical History

There was a handful of Welsh Baptists in Chester as early as 1858, who attended the English Baptist Chapel in Hamilton Place. By 1859 they were granted permission to conduct meetings in Welsh. In 1860, they moved from Hamilton Place to a room in the former chapel of the Congregationalists in Back Brook Street.

The minister for the Welsh Baptist Chapel in Chester in 1950 was Ieuan A. Jenkins. He preached his last sermon in 1958.

For further administrative details consult the document.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 17669

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