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Pontypool (Eastern Valley) Methodist Circuit.
Pontypool (Eastern Valley) Methodist Church Circuit records
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Biographical/Historical note

The Pontypool (Eastern Valley) Methodist Circuit was the product of the amalgamation in 1939 of the Pontypool (High Street) Methodist Circuit , the Garndiffaith Circuit, and the Blaenavon Circuit (each formed in 1932 at the time of Methodist Union, from other circuit arrangements of the Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist Connexions).The Pontypool High Street Circuit before Methodist Union was known as the Pontypool Wesleyan Circuit. The Garndiffaith Circuit befopre Union was the Blaenavon Circuit in the United Methodist Church, and the Blaenavon Circuit previously a Primitive Methodist Circuit. The Pontypool Circuit of the Methodist Church was formed in 1968 by the amalgamation of the Pontypool (Eastern Valley) Circuit and the Pontypool (Park Terrace) Circuit.

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Scope and Contents note

Pontypool (Eastern valley) Methodist Circuit/ Pontypool Circuit from 1969: circuit schedule book, 1940-1959; circuit schedule book, 1960-1969; Chapel Trust schedules, 1951-1969; notes on the maintenance of manses,1958.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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Conditions Governing Access note

Please refer to Gwent Archives policy document on closure periods available at

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright conditions apply.

Accruals note

Accruals not expected

Appraisal note

All records have been retained

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

See also D942.

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Collection Inventory

Circuit Records 

 D1172/1 Circuit Schedule Book 1940-1959 

 D1172/2 Circuit Schedule Book (Pontypool Circuit from 1968) 1960-1969 

 D1172/3 Chapel Trust Schedules (Pontypool Circuit from 1968) 19 bundles 1951-1969 

 D1172/4 Notes on the maintenance of manses 1958 

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