Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Tabernacle Congregational Church, Ebbw Vale.
Tabernacle Congregational Church, Ebbw Vale
0.03 Cubic Metres

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Biographical/Historical note

Information to be supplied.

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Arrangement note

Arranged in the following way; Registers, Minute Books, Reports, Account Books, Correspondence, Additional Deposit.

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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


Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Tabernacle Records

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy catalogue is available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory


 D2158/1 Register of Marriages 1954-1973 Register of Burials 1958-1969 N.B. Burials/cremations in local cemetaries and crematoria at which the Minister of Tabernacle officiated. There being no burial ground attached to the chapel itself 1954-1973 

 D2158/14 Marriage Certificate Counterfoils 1919-1946, 1964-1971 

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Minute Books 

 D2158/2 New Church Building Committee 1906-1913 

 D2158/3 Deacons Meeting 1905-1910 

 D2158/4 Deacons/Monthly Church Meeting 1921-1946 

 D2158/5 Deacons/Monthly Church Meeting (with correspondence) 1952-1966 

 D2158/6 Annual Church/Deacons Meeting 1967-1972 

 D2158/7 Annual Church/ Deacons Meeting 1970-1975 

 D2158/8 Sunday School 1925-1931 

 D2158/9 Choir Committee 1925-1931 

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 D2158/16 Annual Reports (including Balance Asheets and Statements of Accounts) 1910, 1911, 1923-1928, 1943, 1962, 1965 

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Account Books 

 D2158/10 Choir (including Members Contributions and Balance Sheets) 1923-1931 

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 D2158/11 Secretary's Out- Letter Book 1910-1911 

 D2158/12 Secretary's Out- Letter Book 1911-1912 

 D2158/13 Secretary's Out- Letter Book 1912-1913 

 D2158/15 Registratration of Marriages (including registratration document of Chapel Building for solemnization of marriages 17 June 1919) 1919-1963 

 D2158/17 English Congreagational Chapel Building Society 1907-1911 

 D2158/18 Building of "New Tabernacle" - General 1907-1913 

 D2158/19 Specifications and Bill of Quantities for "New Tabernacle" J.Roderick, Architect - Aberdare Mar 1908 

 D2158/20 Dispute re: payment of S.T. Davies and Son, Builders 1907-1915 

 D2158/21 Postcard showing front elevation of "New Tabernacle" with picture of minister, the Reverend Silas Charles 1906-1910, inset [c.1906-c.1910] 

 D2158/22 Newspaper Cuttings re:history of Chapel and past ministers (History 1843-1978 by John C. Tunly, Church Secretary) 1909-1982 

 D2158/23 Centenary Celebrations (History by Edgar Watkins, Church Secretary) 1943 

 D2158/24 "Call" to Church of The Rev. T.F. Joseph Sep 1922 

 D2158/25 Ordination and induction of Mr Cecil Jones of Carmarthen College. 29 Sep 1954 

 D2158/26 "Call" and induction of The Rev. Alun R.Davies. Sep 1962 

 D2158/27 Order of Service for induction of The Rev. Anthony W.J. Jeffreys. 5 Jul 1976 

 D2158/28 Manse Renovations 1962 

 D2158/29 Congregational Union of England and Wales - Trust Deed, Manse and Church. 1935-1962 

 D2158/30 Insurance 1922-1965 

 D2158/31 Letting of School Room to Monmouthshire Education Committee 1940-1964 

 D2158/32 Printed Programmes for Special Meetings/Concerts. 1910-1943 

 D2158/33 General Correspondence 1909-1915 

 D2158/34 General Correspondence 1913-1963 

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Additional Deposit 

 D2158/35 Certificate of registration of chapel as place of religious worship 29 Apr 1919 

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