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Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn 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

  • 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

  • Dyfed FHS  - Photographs of chapels (may also be other data there)
  • Archives Network Wales
  • Lewis 1833 on Genuki  (Samuel Lewis's A Topographical Dictionary of Wales 1833 )

All

  • Cardiganshire Family History Society - Index to deaths and burials in Cardiganshire from non-conformist records is available on fiche. Check details on their site, for this parish includes ; Cwmystwyth (Cal.Meth.,1859-89, 1887-97, 1883-1906, 1904-41); Rhiwfelen (Cal.Meth., 1889-1917); Trisant (Cal.Meth., 1894-1916, 1932-35).

 

Methodist

Bethel CM chapel

  • Bethel CM School/Chapel, Trisant                SN77077396            Built 1891.             Still open 1998      (1)
Blaenycwm CM chapel   (Blaencwmystwyth)
  • Blaenycwm CM chapel      (near Tyllwyd, Cwmystwyth)         SN82637551       Preaching in area for years before society started c.1850, chapel built 1856.       Records; see Cwmystwyth                Demolished by 1998     (1) & (4)
Capel Mynach Welsh CM chapel, Pontarfynach (Devil's Bridge)
  • Capel Mynach Welsh CM chapel, Pontarfynach            SN73667684        Chapel built 1858/60.                     Still open 1998   (1)
  • Pontarfynach/Devil's Bridge  CM       Bapts 1933-8  NLW    (3)
Carmel Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Cnwch coch
  • Carmel Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Cnwch coch         SN67757504      Meetings in homes for years before chapel built 1842/3, rebuilt 1874           Records;   1.  for pre 1861 see Aberystwyth circuit records under Soar, Aberystwyth           2.  after 1861 see Ystumtuen circuit records under Salem, Llanbadarn fawr             Still open 1998       (1) & (4)
  • Carmel WM     Erected in 1843     John Hopkins, Preacher, Cnwch Coch, Llanfihangel Upper    1851  (2)         (Lower  Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin township)
  • Carmel, Cnwch-coch Wesleyan      Bapts 1844-1936  NLW    (3)
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
Cwmystwyth Welsh CM chapel (became Siloam), Cwmystwyth
  • Cwmystwyth Welsh CM chapel (became Siloam), Cwmystwyth    (near Pentre-brunant, Egwlys Newydd chapelry)        SN78547415      Started 1756,  met in old blacksmith's shop in 1783, first chapel & schoolroom built 1805, rebuilt 1835 & 1870.           Records; births & bapts 1813-37  PRO & in IGI              Still open 1998    (1) & (4)
  • Cwmystwyth CM     Erected in 1835    John Thomas, Member of the Society, Gwarallt, Cwmystwyth             1851  (2)  (Eglwys Newydd chapelry)
  • Cwmystwyth CM    Bapts 1813-37 PRO       Bapts 1837-1943 NLW   (3)
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  • See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Siloam Cwmystwyth CM chapel - still open in 2006.
 Cynon Welsh CM chapel (Capel Cynon), Tanllan
  • Capel Cynon Welsh CM chapel, Tanllan      SN65537607     Started 1772 (before 1755), chapel built 1772 (1760;1791), rebuilt 1821/3.      Members; 30 in 1772      Records;  births & bapts 1815-37 PRO & in IGI            Still open 1998      (1) & (4)
  • Cynon CM      Erected in 1821      John Jenkins, Llwyn-y-brain,Nr Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin     1851  (2)         (Lower  Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin township)
  •  Capel Cynon CM    Bapts 1813-37 PRO      Bapts 1813-1901, 1932   NLW   (3)
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  • See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Cynon Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn CM chapel - still open in 2006.
Frongoch Wesleyan chapel
  • Frongoch WM      J Collins         1851  (2)  (Eglwys Newydd chapelry)

Frongoch Pool & Mine are very close to Capel Trisant (CM), also to Salem, Mynydd Bach WM chapel, see below Rhiwfelen Welsh CM chapel, (Tan-rhiw-melyn), (near Devil's Bridge )

  • Rhiwfelen Welsh CM chapel, (Tan-rhiw-melyn) (near Devil's Bridge )        SN71327384     Started 1851, chapel built 1863       Members; 60 in 1878       Still open 1998    (1) & (4)
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Rhiwfelen CM chapel - still open in 2006.
Rhos-y-gell CM chapel, Rhos-fawr
  • Rhos-y-gell CM chapel, Rhos-fawr             SN74127464      Preaching here as early as 1811          Built as schoolroom 1855, rebuilt & chapel extended 1872.     Records;  1. Membership letters book 1878-1912  NLW         2. see Capel Trisant                Not still open 1998 (residential)      (1) & (4)
  • Rhos-y-gell  CM     Bapts 1871-1912  NLW       (3)
Rhydyfagwyr Welsh CM chapel, Cnwch-coch
  • Rhydyfagwyr Welsh CM chapel, Cnwch-coch         SN67907473     Chapel built 1865.    Still open 1998   (1)
  • Rhydfagwyr CM chapel,  Cwnwch Coch - still open in 2006.
Salem Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Mynydd bach
  • Salem Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Mynydd bach       SN71877659       Started 1807, chapel built 1812, rebuilt 1844 & 1875.        Members; 20 in 1820, 60 in 1852            Records;   1.  for pre 1861 see Aberystwyth circuit records under Soar, Aberystwyth           2.  after 1861 see Ystumtuen circuit records under Salem, Llanbadarn fawr          Not still open 1998 (derelict)      (1) & (4)
  • Salem WM      Erected in 1812    John Davies             1851  (2)      (Eglwys Newydd chapelry)
  • Salem, Mynydd-bach   Wesleyan     Bapts 1835-1936  NLW   (3)
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
Trisant Welsh CM chapel, (Capel Trisaint) ( near Devil's Bridge)
  • Trisant Welsh CM chapel, (Capel Trisant) ( near Devil's Bridge)          SN71697576       Preaching in area for years before society started 1814, chapel built 1820, rebuilt 1850.         Members; 45 in 1814        Records; births & bapts 1822-37 PRO & in IGI           Still open 1998        (1) & (4)
  • Trisaint CM      Erected in 1820, rebuilt in 1850     William Mason, Deacon, Nantgwyn, Nr Devil's Bridge      1851  (2)  (Eglwys Newydd chapelry)
  • Trisant CM    Bapts 1822-37 PRO    Burials 1932-4 NLW    (3)
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  • See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS

 

[Gareth Hicks: 16 Oct 2011]