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Alltwen in the Parish of Cilybebyll

"St. John the Baptist's chapel of ease at Alltwen, erected in 1886-8, at a cost of £1500, by the late Howel Gwyn esq. is an edifice of red brick with stone facings,... an organ was provided in 1887: there are 230 sittings. At Alltwen, Rhos and Danygraig are Congregational chapels. " [From  Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923  (ArchiveCDBooks)  - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]


Church History

Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the ( Welsh) extract from this book relating to Alltwen Independent Chapel  (extracted by Gareth Hicks) - with translation by Eleri Rowlands


Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is in the Benefice of Cilybebyll, and diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SN727034.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
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Nonconformist Records held at West Glamorgan Archive Service (WGAS)

Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials Deposited/
Danygraig Ind, Alltwen





Alltwen Congregational        1760-1837





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