Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, Records

Scope and Content

Records of Nazareth Chapel, Birchgrove, c.1880-1996, including photocopies of registers, [late 20th century]; records relating to chapel history, [1931]; press cuttings, 1906-1907; notices and orders of service, 1907-1962; photographs, c.1880-c.1995.

Administrative / Biographical History

Nazareth Chapel was built by Calvinistic Methodists in Birchgrove, Swansea, Glamorgan, in 1872, on the site of a former schoolroom, built in 1862. The chapel replaced an older building constructed in 1867. In 1906 a new chapel building was started and opened on 20th April 1907. The chapel closed in 1993.


Arranged into the following: Registers; Chapel history; Press cuttings; Notices and orders of service; Photographs: individuals; Photographs: groups; Photographs: chapel buildings; Records relating to the building of the chapel; Plans; Church history.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist, Calvinistic Methodist, Nazareth, Birchgrove, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Related Material

Further records relating to the chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Gw/E 212 and D/D SB 4/462.

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