Papers of the Wesleyan Chapels at Holyhead and Amlwch

Scope and Content

Circuit schedule books, 1842 - 1942; minute book of quarterly meetings, 1873 - 1965, trustee's meetings, 1876 - 1960, Sunday School council, 1912 - 1924, annual leaders meetings, 1933 - 1965, local preachers, 1947 - 1965; Holyhead Wesleyan Methodist Church account book, 1890 - 1933; church register, 1918 - 1928; Ladies Sewing Club account book, 1923 - 1938; pulpit notices, 1940 - 1980; trust accounts, 1946 - 1980; collection journal, 1946 - 1969; Amlwch Methodist Sunday School, 1954 - 1966; and correspondence, bills, 1911 - 1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Methodist Church was established by John Wesley; the movement, known as Wesleyanism, or Wesleyan Methodism, in Wales served both English and Welsh speaking communities, with parallel organisations (individual chapels linked to form Circuits, part of Districts). The North Wales District included the Amlwch and Holyhead English Circuit, Anglesey, which included the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Cross Street, Holyhead, and the English Wesleyan Methodist Church, Amlwch.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit., 1984


Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifdy Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archivesand the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da /Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Papers of the Wesleyan Chapels at Holyhead and Amlwch catalogue; Methodism in Wales website (, viewed 01/07/03; Capeli database viewed 10 March 2004.

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained


Disgwylir croniadau/Accruals are expected

Related Material

Gweler hefyd / see also: WM 1288/1-5 for register of baptisms for Holyhead & Amlwch, 1842 -1870.

Geographical Names