Chapels and Churches and more - on the Rhiw.com site
Rev. John Jones (1773-1827) Papers - details of extant records on Archives Network Wales
"A written invitation calling for John Jones to serve Nebo Congregational Chapel, in Rhiw, Aberdaron, 1820 July 27, .... Also, a memorandum that John Williams of Llanfaelrhys, Caernarfonshire advanced a sum of £50 to a John Jones for the purpose of building a chapel in the parish of Rhiw in 1812.
Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the entry from this book for Nebo chapel (in Welsh ) - with translation by Eleri Rowlands (June 2012)
Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 11, North Wales. Ed. by Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, UWP, 1981. The names given towards the end of each entry are those of the informants.
Rhiw Parish; Statistics; Area 1653 acres; Population 160 males, 216 females, total 376
- Aelrhiw Parish Church Attendance - morning 15 Services in Welsh "Sometimes double or treble the number attend Divine Service, but generally speaking the people of this parish are Dissenters most inimically opposed towards the Church" Griffith Roberts, Rector
- Pisca, Wesleyan Methodists Erected 1837 Attendance - morning 41 scholars, afternoon 55, evening 71 William Jones, Leader, Groeslan
- Nebo, Independent Erected 1813 Attendance - morning 80, afternoon 67, evening 90 Abram Jones, Elder Diacon