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Lampeter chapels

 

For further details of this project see Cardiganshire Chapels Database

Compiled by Gareth Hicks (Feb 2007)

Sources

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

 Other sources

 

Baptist

Noddfa Welsh Baptist Chapel, Lampeter

  • Noddfa Welsh Baptist Chapel, Lampeter         SN5801247774             School chapel built 1897             Still open 1998   (1)
  • Rev Daniel Jones     Seats 260     1910   (5)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Still open 2007 - shown on Lampeter town site

 

Congregational

Soar Welsh Ind chapel, Y Commins, Lampeter

  • Soar Welsh Ind chapel, Y Commins, Lampeter      SN5767847940         Started 1831; chapel and schoolroom built 1842, enlarged 1872/4, modified 1895. vestry added 1931   David Davies minister 1841-1871 when membership 150       Records;  register of bapts 1872-87 and subs book 1843   NLW           Still open 1998    (1)  &  (4)
  • Soar Ind      Erected in 1842      David Davies, Ind Minister      1851  (2)
  • Soar Welsh Ind, Lampeter       Opened 1841   Still open in 1992    (7)
  • Soar Cong    Bapts 1872-87  NLW   (3)
  • Rev Evan Evans     Seats 800   1910  (5) & 1895  (6)
  • Ind chapel   Rev David Davies      Slaters 1868  (10)
  • T. Eirug Davies, Timothy Richard: Trem ar ganmlwydd eglwys Soar, Llanbedr, 1831-1931, (Llanbedr Pont Steffan, 1931), 35tt.    (8)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
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  • Shown as still open on the Union of Welsh Independents site (Dec 2006)

Emmans Ind chapel, Pentrebach

  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS  (shown under Llanwnnen pa\rish)

 

Methodist

Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Penybont

  • Penybont          WM              William Davies, Leader      1851  (2)  (Listed under Lampeter)
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  • Not shown anywhere else - is this chapel listed in error in the 1851 census for this parish ?

Shiloh Welsh CM chapel, Lampeter

  • Shiloh Welsh CM chapel, Lampeter            SN5747448169        Started 1743; chapel built 1775, rebuilt 1806 & 1874, modified 1892; school & vestry added early C20th.   Members; 158 in 1902     Still in use 1998   (1)  &  (4)
  • Seats 400   1910  (5)
  • Rev John Charles Evans    1895   (6)
  • CM chapel    Rev John Jones      Slaters 1868  (10)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
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  • Still open 2007 - shown on Lampeter town site

Tabernacl Welsh CM chapel, High St, Lampeter

  • Tabernacl Welsh CM chapel, High St, Lampeter            SN5756748104         Started 1743; chapel built 1775, rebuilt 1806, 1874.        Records;    births and bapts 1818-37 PRO & on IGI       Not still open 1998       (1)  & (4)
  • Tabernacle CM      Erected 'one hundred and six' 1806 (sic)    Enoch Stephen, Deacon       1851  (2)
  • Shiloh/Tabernacle,  CM      Bapts 1813-37  PRO    (3)
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  • Source (4) states that Tabernacl is now Siloh, was the chapel rebuilt in 1874 on a different site as Shiloh ? - different OS grid references

 

  • Hanes Methodistiaeth, rhan ddeheuol Sir Aberteifi : oddechreuad y "Diwvgiad Methodistaidd" yn 1735 hyd 1900 . By John Evans.   Dolgellau , 1904. (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church History in the southern part of Cardiganshire from 1735 to 1900) This book contains an entry for each CM chapel in existence in South Cardiganshire at the end of 1900, including this one. It includes a history of preaching in the area before the chapel was built, lists deacons, ministers etc, and contains a wealth of genealogical information.

St Thomas Wesleyan Methodist chapel, St Thomas St, Lampeter

  •  St Thomas Wesleyan Methodist chapel, St Thomas St, Lampeter       SN5772248038         Started 1806, chapel built 1811, rebuilt 1829, enlarged 1845, rebuilt 1875      Members; 74 in 1861  Records and accounts, inc bapts 1835-1931 at NLW         Still open 1998        (1) & (4)
  • Wesleyan chapel      Erected in 1810            Edmunds, Class Leader       1851   (2)
  • St Thomas WM      Bapts 1835-1931 NLW      Bapts 1839-1973  NLW     Burials 1835-1931  NLW    (3)
  • Rev Henry Philip Atkins       Seats 350    1910  (5)
  • Rev Thomas John Pritchard      1895  (6)
  • Wesleyan chapel  Rev James Jones       Slaters 1868  (10)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
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  • Still open 2007 - shown on Lampeter town site

 

Miscellaneous

Brondeifi Unitarian chapel, Lampeter

  • Brondeifi Unitarian chapel, Lampeter           SN5812947866      Started 1800, chapel & schoolroom built 1875-6, rebuilt 1902-3.      Still open 1998       (1)
  • Rev Rees Cribin Jones    Seats 400     1910  (5)  &  1895 (6)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Still open 2007 - shown on Lampeter town site

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Lampeter

  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Still open 2007 - shown on Lampeter town site
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[Gareth Hicks: 2 April 2013]

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