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Cellan chapels

For further details of this project see Cardiganshire Chapels Database

Compiled by Gareth Hicks (Feb 2007)


NB.  Not all available data was necessarily used from sources - and sources 1 & 4 have been combined as similar

  • 1.  The Chapels Recording Project in Wales (RCAHMW)
  • 2.   The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales., byJones, I.G. & Williams, D.      UWP,   Cardiff, 1976
  • 3.   Nonconformist Registers of Wales published by the National Library of Wales in 1994.
  • 4.   The Parish Churches and Nonconformist Chapels of Wales: Their Records and where to Find them, Vol. One, Cardigan - Carmarthen - Pembroke, by Rawlins, B.J. (1987).
  • 5.  Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 -  the Archive Cd Books Cd
  • 6.  Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1895 -  the Archive Cd Books Cd
  • 7.  My Ancestors were Congregationalists in England and Wales, by D J H Clifford, SOG, 1992.
  • 8.  Independent Chapels of Wales: History Books and Pamphlets by Huw Walters.
  • 9.  Death and Burial indexes available for purchase from Cardiganshire Family History Society
  • 10. Online Commercial & Residential Directories as appropriate to a particular parish - apart from what may already be on Genuki, see also the Historical Directories site

 Other sources


Capel-yr-Erw Welsh Independent chapel, Erw, Cellan

  • Capel-yr-Erw Welsh Independent chapel, Erw, Cellan               SN60394882     Built 1811; rebuilt 1863, renewed 1933.            Still open 1998               (1) & (4)
  • Welsh Ind, Cellan   Opened 1811   Still open 1992     (7)
  • Capel yr Erw Ind                Erected in 1811       Rees Jones, Minister    1851  (2)
  • Memorial Inscriptions for Capel Erw, Cellan, Independent chapel,         ( Held at Carmarthen Archives)
  • Rev Thomas Eli Evans (Cong Minister)   living at Aneddfa, Cellan       1910  (5)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Shown as still open on the Union of Welsh Independents site (Dec 2006)



Capel Caeronnen Welsh Unitarian chapel, Trebane, Cellan

  • Capel Caeronnen Welsh Unitarian chapel, Trebane, Cellan                  SN60634895     Built 1654; rebuilt 1747, 1846, 1861, renewed 1925.    Records;  1. account book 1840-69    2. see Cilgwyn, Llangybi parish which had close early connections     Still open 1998    (1) & (4)
  • Caeronnen Unitarian           Erected in 1846      John Jones, Deacon     1851  (2)
  • Williams, Thomas O.   Tri chan mlwyddiant Cae'ronnen (1654-1954).   Yr Ymofynnydd, cyf 54, 1954


[Gareth Hicks: 2 April 2013]