Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Pontypool and District Ministers Fraternal.
Pontypool and District Ministers Fraternal
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Language of Materials note

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Scope and Contents note

Minutes Books, 1922-1970; Membership lists, c.1960; miscellaneous papers; a series of letters; pamphlets and a printed volume.

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Arrangement note

Arranged in to the following series': Administration; Correspondence; Printed Works.

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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.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Deposit 1972.

Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy catalogue is available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory


 D1029/1 Minute Book Nov 1922-Sep 1931 

 D1029/2 Minute Book Oct 1931-Jan 1941 

 D1029/3 Minute Book Feb 1941-Sep 1958 

 D1029/4 Minute Book Oct 1958-Jun 1970 

 D1029/5 Bundle of blank meeting cards (13 items) 

 D1029/6 2 lists of members of Fraternal c.1960 

 D1029/7 Bundle of miscellaneous notes and rough agendas 1963, 1964 

 D1029/8 3 apologies for absence 1957, 1965 

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 D1029/9 Letter from The Rev. E. W. Pryce-Evans to The Rev. Joseph Morgan, Panteg, suggesting a joint meeting of the clerical members of Pontypool Rural Deanery and the members of the Fraternal 20 Apr 1933 

 D1029/10 Reply from The Rev. Morgan informing The Rev. Pryce-Evans that owing to a number of absences the matter would be discussed again in September 8 Jun 1933 

 D1029/11 Draft Acknowledgement from The Rev. Pryce-Evans Jun 1933 

 D1029/12 Letter from The Rev. D. D. Richards, Pontnewynydd to Rev. Pryce-Evans with a copy of the resolution passed at the chapter that due to a failure to arrive at unanimity, it was decided not to accept the invitation to join the Fraternal 22 Sep 1933 

 D1029/13 Draft reply from The Rev. Pryce-Evans regretting the decision 23 Sep 1933 

 D1029/14 Draft letter from the Fraternal to the clerk of Panteg Council expressing their satisfaction that strenuous opposition is being shown towards a scheme for establishing greyhound racing at Pontypool Road 1 Oct 1933 

 D1029/15 Draft letter from The Rev. Pryce-Evans to the Secretary of Pontypool Labour party expressing their regret at heir action in holding a demonstration on a Sunday but sympathizing with the cause i.e. unemployment 8 Nov 1933 

 D1029/16 Draft protest letter from The Rev. Pryce-Evans to the Pontypool Area War Comforts Fund concerning the holding of their meetings at the Clarence Hotel 25 Nov 1939 

 D1029/17 Reply from the Fund Chairman defending the action 30 Nov 1939 

 D1029/18 Draft reply from The Rev. Pryce-Evans expressing gratitude that the protest had been given due consideration 1 Dec 1939 

 D1029/19 Letter from The Rev. A Gibey, Bristol to The Rev. Pryce-Evans, on his departure from the Fraternal and expressing his gratitude 14 Sep 1944 

 D1029/20 Letter from Pontypool Educational Settlement to The Rev. Pryce-Evans thanking the Fraternal for their gift of books 6 May 1952 

 D1029/21 Letter from T. Deri Jones to The Rev. Pryce-Evans expressing gratitude to the Fraternal on his departure from Abersychan 25 Oct 1955 

 D1029/22-23 2 letters from R. Tudur Jones, Bala-Bangor College, Bangor concerning the date of his forthcoming talk 1-8 May 1958 

 D1029/24 Letter from Granville West, M.P., Pontypool to The Rev. Pryce-Evans suggesting that a talk he was to give at the Fraternal ought to be postponed owing to parliamentary changes. 5 Sep 1958 

 D1029/25 Letter from A. E. Jame to The Rev. Pryce-Evans with a statement of account of the Fraternal and expressing regret at the action of the magistrates in granting a licence for a beer tent 19 May 1958 

 D1029/26 File of correspondance concerning presentation to Rev. Pryce-Evans on his retirement. Also letter, 1959 Ferbruary, R. Tudur Jones confirming that he will be able to speak to the Brethren Oct 1958 

 D1029/27 Letter from The Rev. A. W. McAdam, Grosmont, expressing his regret at being unable to attend further meetings of the Fraternal owing to travelling difficulties 10 Oct 1961 

 D1029/28 Letter from The Rev. Pryce-Evans to British Nylon Spinners regarding the appointment of an industrial chaplain at the works 5 Dec 1964 

 D1029/29 Reply rejecting the suggestion 18 Dec 1964 

 D1029/30 Letter from The Rev. B. J. Canon, Abersychan declining an invitation to speak at the Fraternal 17 Mar 1966 

 D1029/31 Statement issued by the Assembly of the Pontypool and District Council of Evangelical Churches expressing hopes for peace despite war tremors c.1960 

 D1029/32 Letter from "Captain" (Salvation Army) to The Rev. Watts, Abersychan expressing regret at his inability to find a speaker and to issue invitations for the next meeting of the Fraternal, this being due to his sudden departure to Clapham c.1960 

 D1029/33 Letter from The Rev. T. Watts to Mr. W. H. Baker, County Archivist, paying tribute to The Rev. Pryce-Jones 2 Sep 1972 

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Printed Works 

 D1029/34-35 2 pamphlets issued during Christian Aid Week 1966 

 D1029/36-37 2 pamphlets entitled "Thoughts and Prayers for Christian Aid Week" [Mid 20th century] 

 D1029/38 Talk entitled "The Vocation of the Prophets" typescript. [Mid 20th century] 

 D1029/39 Printed book "Include me out!"-confession of an ecclesiastical coward, by Colin Morris. 1970 

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