Victoria Avenue Methodist Church

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Victoria Avenue Methodist Church
0.03 Cubic Metres

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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.

Appraisal note

All records have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Methodist Records-Wales-Monmouthshire

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Other Finding Aids note

A hard copy catalogue is available at Gwent Archives.

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Collection Inventory

 D3438/1-5 Church Trust 1950-1977 

 D3438/1 Correspondence file regarding Church Trust, with minutes of meetings. 4 Dec 1950-5 Nov 1959 

 D3438/2 Minute Books of the Victoria Avenue Methodist Church Trust 9 Jan 1956-6 Nov 1972 

 D3438/3 Correspondence file regarding Church Trust 18 Jan 1960-[Dec 1969] 

 D3438/4 Correspondence file regarding Church Trust 7 Jan 1970-14 Oct 1977 

 D3438/5 Correspondence file relating to investment of Church Trust funds 13 Oct 1973-6 Apr 1976 

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 D3438/6-19 Church Buildings 1949-1983 

 D3438/6 Correspondence file relating to sale of 13 Victoria Avenue 25 Sep 1950-2 Mar 1953 

 D3438/7 File of correspondence concerning appointment of caretaker [Mar 1949]-12 Feb 1969 

 D3438/8 Correspondence file relating to appointment of caretaker 4 Dec 1950-10 Jul 1956 

 D3438/9 Correspondence file relating to service occupant of 17 Victoria Avenue, and to sale of a house. 8 Nov 1956-24 Mar 1971 

 D3438/10 Correspondence file relating to right of access to 17 Victoria Avenue 10 Jan 1951-8 May 1952 

 D3438/11 Correspondence file relating to heating of church buildings 6 Feb 1956-20 Oct 1971 

 D3438/12 Copy conveyance of 17 Victoria Avenue Newport 1. The Methodist Church Authorities 2. Mr D.J. Evans Consideration £800 9 May 1970 

 D3438/13 Correspondence file relating to insurance claims 9 Dec 1953-6 Jan 1978 

 D3438/14 Electrical plant and boiler policies 4 Mar 1969-29 Mar 1971 

 D3438/15 Church money policies 15 Dec 1967-13 Mar 1973 

 D3438/16 Church insurance policy 25 Mar 1976-25 Mar 1977 

 D3438/17 Bundle of correspondence relating to insurance claims 2 Oct 1978-30 Aug 1983 

 D3438/18 Correspondence file concerning rates on church buildings 4 Jun 1956-25 Sep 1969 

 D3438/19 Inventory of church property No Date  

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 D3438/20-28 Use of Church Premises by local groups 1934-1983 

 D3438/20 Correspondence file regarding lease of church institute to Toc. H. 1 Dec 1934-3 Mar 1977 

 D3438/21 Correspondence file regarding lease of church institute to Toc. H. 12 Apr 1964-23 Oct 1974 

 D3438/22 Correspondence file regarding lease of church institute to Toc H. 26 Jul 1965-26 Nov 1976 

 D3438/23 Correspondence regarding lease of church institute to Toc H. 1 Feb 1973-22 Apr 1983 

 D3438/24 Correspondence file regarding lease of church institute to Toc H. 6 Oct 1977-5 Aug 1980 

 D3438/25 Minute Book of the Victoria Boys' Glee Party 25 May 1938-8 Sep [1940] 

 D3438/26 Minute Book of the Victoria Inner Regnal Circle 31 May 1944-17 Nov 1949 

 D3438/27 Correspondence file regarding lease of gymnastic hall to Maindee Boxiung Club 3 Sep 1977-1 Jul 1978 

 D3438/28 Correspondence and reports file regarding use of church premises, especially for playgroups 15 Sep 1972-25 Mar 1976 

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 D3438/29-53 Printed Books and Leaflets 1941-1968 

 D3438/29 Lettering for Churches, Ruth Mary Wood 1941 

 D3438/30 The Stoker's Manuel, Ministry of Fuel and Power 1945 

 D3438/31 Serving the Church; Being Guidance in Care andf Use of Methodist Church Buildings, The Epworth Press 1948 

 D3438/32 The Choice of Stained Glass, Nevil Truman 1948 

 D3438/33 The Children's Corner in the Parish Church: A Plea for Right Thinking and Good Planning, The Church Information Board 1954 

 D3438/34 The Inspection and Care of Churches, The Church Information Board 1955 

 D3438/35 Short list and order forms for publications by the Church Assembly and the Church Information Office 1956 

 D3438/36 For Your Guidance: Being the Report of the Department for Chapel Affairs, The Department for Chapel Affairs 1956 

 D3438/37 Methodist Buildings: Some Practical Considerations, The Department for Chapel Affairs 1958 

 D3438/38 Central Council for the Care of Churches: Book List and Order Form May 1959 

 D3438/39 Church Assembly Select Lists and Order Forms 1959 

 D3438/40 How to Look After Your Church, The Church Information Office 1960 

 D3438/41 Methodiust Buildings: A Guide to their Maintenance, The Methodist Church, Department for Chapel Affairs 1960 

 D3438/42 Bundle of publications by Her Majesty's Stationary Office, including Charities Act 1960. Statutory instructions relating to charities 1961-1968 

 D3438/43 The Lighting and Wiring of Churches, The Church Information Office 1961 

 D3438/44 Church House Bookshop Shortlists and Order Forms 1962 

 D3438/45 How to Spring Clean your Church, The Church Information Office 1962 

 D3438/46 Question..and Answer, The Methodist Church, Department for Chapel Affairs 1962 

 D3438/47 The Care of Monuments, Brasses and Ledger Slabs in Churches, The Church Information Office 1962 

 D3438/48 1866-1966: Performance and Promise - A centenary Brochure describing the work of the Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes 1966 

 D3438/49 Ageing Church Buildings: Division of Property, The Methodist Church Division of Property 8 Aug 1975 

 D3438/50 How to Choose Stained Glass, Eric Milner White No Date  

 D3438/51 Choosing a Grave Stone: Advice on Churchyard Monuments, The Church Information Board No Date  

 D3438/52 The Duties of Stewards and Trustees of the Methodist Church, Wesley F. Swift No Date  

 D3438/53 Report of the Working Party to Consider a Resolution of the Conference of 1965 and a Memorial from the Highgate Circuit together with the Resolutions thereon made by the Middlesborough Conference 1967, Methodist Publishing House c.1968 

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 D3438/54-59 Miscellaneous 1932-1975 

 D3438/54 Miscellaneous file: 1932-1977 - Minutes of meeting of leaders and trustees, 1 Feb 1973 - Minutes of Trust Committee. 14 Feb 1975 - The Methodist Church Model Deed, 15 Dec 1932 - A Chapel Affairs Ready Reference, 1971 - Booklets relating to insurance and investments, No Date - Trust Accounts, 1957-1976 1932-1977 

 D3438/55 Correspondence file on war damage 30 Jul 1941-17 Jul 1952 

 D3438/56 Correspondence file, relating to proposed closure of church, use of church premises by social groups, and other matters 26 May 1954-22 Jan 1982 

 D3438/57 Miscellaneous file including; plans and drawings of church interior; Know the Game: Judo, published by the British Judo Association; Correspondence relating to income generation. 26 May 1954-Jan 1957 

 D3438/58 File of newscuttings and circulars, including Trust Committee minutes, buildings survey of Newport Methodist Circuit and church finances Jan 1957-23 Dec 1973 

 D3438/59 Church magazine for Victoria Avenue, Langstone, Bishpool, Ringland, and Undy Magor Oct 1972-Nov 1972 

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