Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Risca Methodist Circuit and Churches within the same
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General Physical Description note
These records suffered damage after the safe in which they were stored was stolen.

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Scope and Contents note

Records of Risca Western Circuit: registers of baptisms, 1854-1917, membership register of Pontywain, Wyllie and Pontllanfraith churches, twentieth century; Gladstone St. (Primitive Methodist) Church, Crosskeys: baptism register, 1884-1975; Crumlin (Primitive Methodist) Church: baptism register, 1900-1960; Ebenezer (Primitive Methodist) Church, Risca: register of baptisms, 1908-1963, Sunday School Attendance Register 1958-1963; religious tracts, twentieth century; pamphlets and notes on temperance,1935 & 1943; , 1947 & 1951; Abercarn (Wesleyan) Church: register of baptisms, 1923-1969; Abercarn (Wesleyan) Church, register of Baptisms, 1923-1969; Crumlin (Wesleyan) Church: baptism register, 1923-1977; Llanhilleth & Crumlin (Primitive Methodist) Church, baptism register, 1895-1904; St. John's (Wesleyan) Church, Risca: baptsim register, 1917-1962; membership register, c. 1906-c.1932; Sunday School Teachers' Roll, 1942-1963.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Custodial History note

The safe in which these records were stored was stolen and the records only recovered after they had been damaged.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected.

Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Damaged records

The following records were severly damaged following the theft of the safe in which they were stored. They were discarded by the culprits and only recovered after the collection had suffered grave damage from exposure to the elements.

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Collection Inventory

Circuit Records 

Risca Weslyan Circuit 

 D2402/1 Register of Baptisms 1854-1880 

 D2402/2 Register of Baptisms 1875-1891 

 D2402/3 Register of Baptisms 1891-1917 

 D2402/4 Membership Register of Pontywain, Wyllie and Pontllanfraith Churches. [20th century] 

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Church Records 

 D2402 Gladstone St. (Primitive Methodists) Church, Crosskeys. 1900-1960 

 D2402/5 Register of Baptisms (early entries may be Crosskeys P.M. Circuit) 1884-1975 

 D2402 Crumlin (Primitive Methodist) Church (also see Llanhilleth and Crumlin P.M.) 1900-1960 

 D2402/6 Register of Baptisms (Some entries for Hillside Chapel) See also D2402/13 1900-1960 

 D2402 Ebenezer (Primitive Methodists) Church, Risca 1908-1963 

 D2402/7 Register of Baptisms 1908-1963 

 D2402/8 Sunday School Attendance Register 1958-1963 

 D2402/9 Religious tracts by The Rev. Sheldon Knapp of North Curry nr.Taunton and Millom, Cumberland consisting of; Towards Completing the Reformation, The National Crisis The Message of the Church, and A Suggested Programme For the Church. (3 printed items) Undated 

 D2402/10 Pamphlets and notes on Temperance including; Temperance Choruses To Popular Tunes by Fred Webb, 1935; Science Speaks by T.J. Honeyman, 1943; Is Total Abstinence Enough? by J.G.LeQuesne, 1950s (6 printed and typescript items) 1935-1950 

 D2402/11 Poems on a religious theme by Owen Coles of 'Fern Bank', Risca (2 printed items) 1947, 1951 

Abercarn (Wesleyan) Church 

 D2402/12 Register of Baptisms 1923-1969 

Crumlin (Wesleyan) Church (Hillside) 

 D2402/13 Register of Baptisms (See also D2402/6) 1923-1977 

Llanhilleth and Crumlin (Primitive Methodist) 

 D2402/14 Register of Baptisms 1895-1904 

St John's (Wesleyan) Church, Risca 

 D2402/15 Register of Baptisms 1917-1962 

 D2402/16 Membership Register c.1906-c.1932 

 D2402/17 Sunday School Teachers' Roll 1942-1963 

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