Tabernacl Welsh Independent Church, Gowerton

Scope and Content

Correspondence regarding the calling of ministers for Tabernacl, 1928-1979; Marriage registers 1903-1987; Minutes 1921-1963; Annual reports 1885-1981; Financial records 1883-1911; Membership records; Legal records.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tabernacl was a Welsh Independent chapel situated in Gowerton, Glamorgan. The chapel was built in 1884 and closed in the early 2000s. Its ministers included the Rev. J. Abel, 1928-1950, the Rev. D. Stanley Jones, 1953-1971, and the Rev. Meirion Morris from 1975. In 1979 Tabernacl joined with Bethel, Sketty, under the ministry of the Rev. Huw Ethall. The Chapel secretary for a long period was Dr Ifor Davies (1910-1982), MP for Gower.


Arranged into series and then in date order

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No restrictions

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service

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Appraisal Information

All records received by the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained


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