Reference code(s): GB 0210 BETURY
Title: CMA: Records of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham
Short title: Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham, records
Dates of creation: 1930-1939
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.009 cubic metres (2 vols)
Name of creator(s): Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, Wrexham
Administrative and biographical history: Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury Fawr (formerly in the parish of Wrexham), Denbighshire, was erected in 1834. The cause had begun in a cottage before moving to a building formerly used as a smithy and later as a weaver's workroom. The members were few in number, only twenty-five in 1883 and fourteen in 1930.
Scope and content: The fonds comprises records of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Abenbury, near Wrexham, consisting of two account books, 1930-1939.
System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically at NLW into two files: treasurer's account book and account book.
Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.
Finding aids: A hard copy of this list is available in CMA: Records of Welsh Chapels in NLW 2001-.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Gwawr Booth, Wrexham, December 2002.
Related units of description: NLW, CMA 14721 comprises an account, 1883, by Lewis Parry, of the history of Bethel Chapel.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Alwyn J. Roberts.
The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Jones, Ieuan Gwynedd, The religious census of 1851: A calendar of the returns relating to Wales, vol. II (Cardiff, 1981); an account, 1883, by Lewis Parry, of the history of Bethel Chapel in NLW, CMA 14721.
Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.
Date(s) of description: February 2003.