Records of the Band of Hope, Bethany Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Pontnewynydd

Scope and Content

Temperance rolls, 1881-1892, containing names, addresses and dates of Bethany Chapel Band of Hope members and whether the persons have left the movement.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Temperance Movement, with its Bands of Hope, campaigned against the evil effects of alcoholic drink from the mid 19th century well into the 20th century. Nonconformist chapels such as Bethany Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Pontnewynydd, Monmouthshire, were often at the forefront of the movement.


Arranged chronologically

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Acquisition Information



Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of records of the Band of Hope, Bethany Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Pontnewynydd.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

No information found


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names