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.
Broughton Township within Wrexham Parish, Statistics; Area 1183 acres; Population 1037 males, 965 females, total 2002
- Berse Drelincourt Chapel of Ease Erected before 1800 "General congregation averages 200...." Services in English Robert Owen Burton, Incumbent
- Methodist New Connexion Erected c 1830 Attendance - afternoon 26, evening 29 Thomas Rosit
- Caersalem, Calvinistic Methodist Erected 1839 Attendance - morning 129 scholars, afternoon 150, evening 67 James Fromers, Deacon, Groser
- Mount Zion, Moss. Wesleyan Methodist Erected 1816, re-erected 1849 Attendance - afternoon 76 + 47 scholars, evening 121 + 39 scholars Edward Davies, Superintendant, Brymbo Offices
- Baptist, Moss Valley Erected 1810 Attendance - morning 30 scholars, afternoon 60, evening 42 Owen Owen, Baptist Minister
- Moriah, Pentref, Wesleyan methodist Association Erected 1835 Attendance - morning 122 scholars, afternoon 142, evening 154 William Jones, Minister, Harwood
Ordnance Survey reference SJ 306533.
The foundation stone of the church, which is dedicated to St. Paul, was laid on 12 November 1888. The first service was held on Monday, 29 July 1889, although the church was not officially licensed for worship until 16 November 1889 - and almost twenty years passed before it was consecrated, on 3 January 1909.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of St. Paul's.
Broughton, St Paul (1888/89) - on the Church Plans online site
A new Mission Church, St. Peter's, at Brynteg (SJ 308523), was dedicated by the Bishop of St. Asaph on 1 May 1895.
The church was consecrated on 3 January 1909.
The Clwyd FHS website has a photograph of St. Peter's.
Nonconformist Churches "Welsh Church Commission - County of Denbigh - The Statistics of the Nonconformist Churches for 1905"lists the following nonconformist places of worship in the Civilparish of Broughton :
|Name of Chapel ||Denomination ||Number of "adherents" |
|Moriah, New Broughton ||Baptists ||30 |
|Salem Newydd (or Moss) ||Baptists ||269 |
|Blacklane ||Calvinistic Methodists (English language) ||230 |
|Caersalem, Pentre Cerney ||Calvinistic Methodists ||180 |
|Cerney ||Calvinistic Methodists ||140 |
|Cyssegr,New Broughton ||Calvinistic Methodists ||150 |
|Berea, New Broughton ||Congregationalists ||60 |
|Bethesda, Bryn Teg ||Congregationalists ||171 |
|Bryn Seion ||Congregationalists ||200 |
|Moss ||Congregationalists (English language) ||47 |
|Bethel, Old Mount ||Wesleyans ||500 |
|Brake (or Moss) ||Wesleyans (English language) ||312 |
|Pisgah ||Wesleyans ||172 |
|Soar, New Broughton ||Wesleyans ||229 |
|Moriah, Blacklane (Welsh) ||United Methodist Free Church ||78 |
|Lodge ||Primitive Methodists (English language) ||70 |
|Zion, Brynteg ||Primitive Methodists (English language) ||300 |
|Cerney ||Free Gospellers (English language) ||200 |