Barry Baptist Churches, Singing Festival, Records

Scope and Content


Administrative / Biographical History

The Baptist Churches Singing Festival became feasible with the establishment of the railways. The Salem Baptist Chapel in Beryl Road was well known for its orchestra, which accompanied the singing of the choir and congregation and was often asked to play at numerous events and singing festivals around the district and the Vale.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Berwyn Thomas for Glamorgan Archives with reference to Salem Baptist Church website ( viewed 23 May 2014

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.