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Chapels - Glyncorrwg

This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Glyncorrwg database compiled by Gareth Hicks - with contributions from

  • Paul Young

If a chapel is already mentioned on the main parish page then its name will act as a link to that section for any data recorded there - such as extant records and OS Grid references

Some chapels may have more than one entry if it is not possible to correctly identify each from a particular source

(For an explanation of the various non-conformist denominations see Wales - Genealogy Help Pages )

Sources referred to (indicated by number shown in brackets after the data entry) where there may be more data available

Additional Sources

Baptist

Calfaria Baptist chapel, Cwm-gwrach

  • Calfaria Baptist chapel, Cwm-gwrach SN86800527 Built in 1905 (6)

Calfaria Baptist chapel, Glenavon St, Cymer

  • There are Baptists in Cymmer 1895 (4)
  • There is a Baptist chapel (in Cymmer), erected in 1893, seating 330 1910 (5)
  • Rev Evan Kenffig Jones, Baptist, at Cymmer 1910 (5)
  • Calfaria Baptist chapel, Glenavon St, Cymer SS85929604 (6)

Bethel Baptist chapel, Melyn St, Glyncorrwg

  • There are Baptists in Glyncorrwg 1895 & 1910 (4) (5)
  • Rev Joseph Fredk Williams, Baptist in Glyncorrwg 1910 (5)
  • Bethel Baptist chapel, Melyn St, Glyncorwg SS876992 Built in 1885, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1890, still in use in 1981 (6)

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Records relating to Bethel Baptist Church, Glyncorrwg, including marriage register, 1971-1988

Congregationalist

Siloh Independent chapel, Heol Wenallt, Cwm-gwrach

  • Siloh Independent chapel, Heol Wenallt, Cwm-gwrach SN86730523 Built in 1863, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1892 (6)
  • There is a book by Elwyn P. Howells: Siloh, Cwmgwrach a'i seiliau, 1862-1962, (Glyn Nedd, 1962), 65tt (8)

Hebron, Congregational, Cymmer SS 86129635

  • Hebron Welsh Independent chapel, Cymer Afan Opened 1794 Member's List 1797-1859 at Swansea Archives (1)
  • Independent chapel, Cymmer Opened in 1795, closed by 1992 (1)
  • There are Congregationalists in Cymmer 1895 (4)
  • Congregational chapel, Cymmer, opened in 1794, with 400 sittings 1910 (5)
  • Rev David Jones at Hebron 1910 (5)
  • Register of members 1797-1859 of Hebron (Capel yr Annibynwyr), Cymar, Glyncorwg - on the People's Collection Wales site.
  • Hebron Independent chapel, Cymer. SS86119636 Built in 1794, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1805, 1863, 1886 and in 1903 (6)
  • Cymar, Independent Erected before 1800 David Henry, Independent Minister, Maesteg 1851 (9)
  • Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the entry from this book for this chapel (in Welsh) - with translation by Maureen Saycell (March 2008)
  • See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Records of Hebron Independent Chapel, Cymmer, 1797-1999, comprising a register of members, 1797-1859; financial records, 1876-1904, with insertions, 1909, 1940; papers relating to the Rev. David Jones, 1901-1905; history of the chapel, 1999.
  • See Capeli (2005 list of chapels under threat)

Nebo Congregational chapel, Glyncorrwg

  • Rev William Richard Lloyd at Nebo Congregational chapel, Glyncorrwg 1910 (5)
  • There are Congregationalists in Glyncorrwg 1895 & 1910 (4) (5)
  • There is a book/article by Brown, Roger Lee. 'Nebo chapel, Glyncorrwg'. Afan Uchaf 10 (1987) (3)
  • Nebo Independent chapel, Cymer Rd SS87689908 Built in 1861, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1868, not in use in 2000 (6)
  • Shown as still open on the Union of Welsh Independents site (Dec 2006)
  • Rees, Thomas & John Thomas. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru (History of the Welsh Independent Churches), 4 volumes (published 1871+). Here is the entry from this book for this chapel (in Welsh) - with translation by Maureen Saycell (March 2008)

Methodist

Wesleyan, Abercregan

  • Methodist church, Hopkins Terrace, Abercregan SS84899662 (6)

Blaengwrach Presbyterian chapel

  • Blaengwrach Presbyterian chapel Erected before 1800 Also used as a Day School Evan Lewis, Minister, Blaengwrach 1851 (9)
  • Index entry for 'Blaengwrach chapel' in History of the Methodists in West Glamorgan by The Rev. W Samlet Williams 1916 (Index) (2)

Wesleyan Methodist, Jersey Rd, Blaengwynfi

  • This chapel believed to have existed (7)

Villiers Road CM chapel, Blaengwynfi

Calvinistic Methodist, Jersey Rd, Blaengwynfi

  • This chapel believed to have existed (7)

Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Cymmer

  • There are Calvinistic Methodists in Cymmer 1895 & 1910 (4) (5)
  • Rev James E Davies, Calvinistic Methodist, at Cymmer 1910 (5)

United Methodist Church, Cymmer

  • United Methodist Church, Cymmer . Pledge book on People's Collection Wales site.
  • United Free Methodist chapel, School Rd, Cymer SS86049607 (6)

Carmel Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Glyncorrwg

  • There are Calvinistic Methodists in Glyncorrwg 1895 & 1910 (4) (5)
  • Carmel CM chapel, Glyncorwg SS87669929 Built in 1875, still in use in 2002 (6)
  • Carmel Glyncorrwg English CM chapel Baxter Terrace, , Glyncorrwg, Morgannwg SA13 3DF - still open in 2006

United Free Methodist chapel, Glyn Rd, Glyncorwg

  • United Free Methodist chapel, Glyn Rd, Glyncorwg SS87729912 (6)

Other

Chapels in Villers Rd, Blaengwynfi

  • These chapels believed to have existed (7)

Blaen-gwrach Unitarian chapel, Cwm-gwrach

  • Blaen-gwrach Unitarian chapel, Cwm-gwrach SN87130501 Built in 1704, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1830, demolished by 2000 (6)

Bethania, Cymer

  • Bethania, Cymer SS8696 Denomination not given Built in 1895 (6)

Bible Christian chapel, Cymmer

  • There are Bible Christians in Cymmer 1895 (4)

Gilgal Apostolic church, Cymer

  • Gilgal Apostolic church, Cymer SS85999622 (6)

Bible Christian chapel, Glyncorrwg

  • There are Bible Christians in Glyncorrwg 1895 (4)

[Last Updated : 16 Dec 2011 - Gareth Hicks]