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Lledrod chapels

 

For further details of this project see Cardiganshire Chapels Database

Compiled by Gareth Hicks (April 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.  Death and Burial indexes available for purchase from Cardiganshire Family History Society
  • 9. 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 )

Sundry

  • Hanes Ymneilltuaeth yn Ardal Swyddffynnon  [History of Nonconformity in the Swyddfynnon District].   Drysorfa, Vol VIII

 

Baptist

Bethel Welsh Baptist chapel, Swyddffynnon

  • Bethel Welsh Baptist chapel, Swyddffynnon           SN69366616        Started 1820, chapel built 1824/5, rebuilt 1859, rebuilt/modified 1868 & renewed 1898.     Members; 80 in 1840     Still open 1998          (1) & (4)    
  • Bethel Swyddfynnon   Babtist  (sic)        Erected in 1823      Robert Roberts, Babtist Minister, Penlan          (Upper Lledrod township)    1851   (2)
  •  Morgan, Rev. Timothy R. (Baptist); Tynlon  resident in parish           1895   (6)
  • Bethel Baptist Chapel, Swyddffynnon. The history of the cause.    From Seren Cymru (Star of Wales) Friday, June 19th 1953. Here is a partial extract translated by Delyth Wilson.
  • Morgan. Swyddffynnon Egwlys y B.......... ym Methel [Bethel]. 1921
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
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  • Shown on contacts list on Ceredigion Library site (2007)

 

Methodist

Blaen-waun CM Sunday school (Ebenezer), Lledrod

  • Blaen-waun CM Sunday school (Ebenezer), Lledrod         SN63436943       School Chapel built 1880                Derelict pre 1998      (1)
Bronant Welsh CM chapel, Bronant
  • Bronant Welsh CM chapel          SN64076767      Chapel built 1836, rebuilt 1872           Sunday School founded 1808.     Burial ground added in 1844        Records;  see Rhydlwyd below         Still open 1998    (1) & (4)
  • Bronnant    CM                    Erected in 1836                  David Daniel, Deacon, Bwadrain, Lledrod      (Lower Lledrod township)    1851   (2)
  • Bronnant CM     Bapts 1836-7 PRO    (3)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
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  • Capel Bronant, Bronant  CM chapel - still open in 2006
  • Shown on contacts list on Ceredigion Library site (2007)
Gwenhafdre / Bank CM chapel. Lledrod
  • Gwenhafdre CM Sunday school / Bank school room (Bank Gwynt; Cynhawd)        SN66926707      Chapel built ca. 1905            Not still open 1998 (residential)    (1)
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
Rhydlwyd CM chapel, near Lledrod village
  • Rhyd-lwyd Welsh CM chapel, Lledrod.            SN64587085          Started by 1745, first chapel built as early as 1755 & rebuilt 1783 & 1809.      Present chapel built 1833 & rebuilt 1899.      Records;  1. births & bapts 1819-37 PRO & in IGI     2. Treasurer's book 1838-46  NLW    3.  register of members  1875-1929   NLW      4.  pew rent book 1836-56    5.  account book 1863-74  NLW   6.    printed and manuscript material relating to chapel - mainly C19th/20th   NLW                 Still open 1998          (1) & (4)
  • Rhydlwyd   CM                   Erected in 1833                  John Rees, Minister, Tregaron     (Lower Lledrod township)    1851   (2)
  • Rhyd-lwyd  CM       Bapts 1819-37 PRO   (3)
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  • See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Rhydlwyd Lledrod CM chapel - still open in 2006
  • Shown on contacts list on Ceredigion Library site (2007)
Swyddfynnon Welsh CM chapel
  • Swyddffynnon CM chapel               SN69296634        Started 1743, first chapel built 1753(?), rebuilt 1783, 1809 & 1837.        Records;  births & bapts 1823-36  PRO  & in IGI           Still open 1998            (1) & (4)
  • Swyddfynnon     CM          Erected in 1837 'in lieu of one erected  about 50 years before'       "The reason of so little on March 30th were there was an Imersion by the Baptist on the same hour  and many of the young went to see the same"               David Meredith, Elder or Deacon, Ffosybleiddiaid               (Upper Lledrod township)    1851   (2)
  • Swyddffynnon CM     Bapts 1823-36     (3)
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  • See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
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  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Swyddffynnon CM chapel (Ystrad Meurig) - still open in 2006
  • Shown on contacts list on Ceredigion Library site (2007)

 

[Gareth Hicks: 16 Oct 2011]