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Chapels database

This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Glyncorrwg database compiled by Gareth Hicks - with contributions from

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 Gareth's Help Page )

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

  • Villiers Road Blaengwynfi  English CM chapel     Villiers Road, , Blaengwynfi, Castell Nedd ac Aberafan SA13 3T? - still open in 2006   as per The Presbyterian Church of Wales site

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]

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