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Chapels database

This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Llangeinor 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

Sources

 

Baptists

Bethania Welsh Baptist chapel, Blaengarw

  • Bethania Welsh Baptist chapel, Blaengarw      700 sittings         Built in 1891                             1910  (3)
  • Welsh Baptist chapel, Blaengarw                     630 sittings         Built in 1891       Rev William Morgan   1895  (2)
  • Bethania Baptist chapel, Herbert St, Blaengarw  SS90279304      Built in 1890, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1912. Not in use in 1998     (4)

Mount Zion English Baptist chapel, Blaengarw

  • Mount Zion English Baptist chapel, Blaengarw    550 sittings    Built in 1905      Rev Jabez Jacob Young     1910  (3)
  • Mount Zion Baptist chapel, King Edward St, Blaengarw    SS90219259   Built in 1900, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1905. Still in use in 1998     (4)

Graig Wen Particular Baptist, Cwmgarw, Llanginor

  • Graig Wen Particular Baptist, Cwmgarw, Llanginor                     Erected in 1831        Jenkin Thomas, Deacon, Lliest, Llanginor    1851   (8)

Calfaria Baptist chapel, Heol Llangeinor / Bettws Rd, Llangeinor  

  • Calfaria Baptist chapel, Heol Llangeinor , Llangeinor       SS91468763                  Still in use in 2000  (4)
  • Calfaria Baptist Chapel is on Bettws Road and not on Heol Llangeinor.  The original plan was for the existing building to become the vestry when a larger chapel was built facing what is now Heol Llangeinor.    (9 - C T Davies 4/07)

Horeb Baptist chapel, Chapel/Dinam Terrace, Nantymoel

  • English Baptist chapel, Dinam Terrace, Nantymoel   500 sittings     Built in 1894         Rev Thomas David Matthias       1895  (2)
  • Horeb English Baptist chapel, Dinam Terrace, Nantymoel   500 sittings     Built in 1894               1910  (3)
  • Horeb Baptist chapel, Chapel Terrace, Nant-y-moel     SS93569256   Built in 1894, still in use in 1998     (4)
  • 1879 - Horeb English Baptist established in the then day school for Nantymoel in Nantymoel Row   (6)
  • There is a history of this chapel on the  Ogmore Valley Local History site

Saron Welsh Baptist chapel, Station Rd, Nantymoel

  • Welsh Baptist chapel, Station Rd, Nantymoel       700 sittings             Rev John Hughes   1895  (2)
  • Saron Welsh Baptist chapel, Station Rd, Nantymoel          700 sittings             Rev John Hughes    1910  (3)
  • Saron Welsh Baptist chapel, Station Rd, Nant-y-moel    SS934930     Built in 1872-4, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1878 and 1901, not in use by 1998            (4)
  • 1877 - Saron Welsh Baptist chapel opened in Nantymoel   (6)
  • 1994 - Saron chapel, Nantymoel was demolished  (6)
  • There is a history of this chapel on the Ogmore Valley Local History site (two pages)

Calvary English Baptist chapel, High St, Ogmore Vale (Tynewydd)

  • Calvary English Baptist chapel, High St, Ogmore Vale        200 sittings           Built in 1877              1895  (2)
  • Calvary English Baptist chapel, High St, Ogmore Vale         290 sittings          Built in 1877              1910  (3)
  • Calvary Baptist chapel, High St, Cwm Ogwr    SS93339029  Built in 1880, still in use in 1998      (4)
  • Still open in 2008

Bethlehem Welsh Baptist chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale

  • Welsh Baptist chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale    650 sittings    Built in 1876    Rev J A Humphreys  1895  (2)
  • Bethlehem Welsh Baptist chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale       730 sittings      Built in 1872               1910  (3)
  • Bethlehem Baptist chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale      SS93339057         Built in 1871 and rebuilt in 1876. Converted in 1996, not in use in 1999   (4)
  • 1876 - The Foundation Stone of Bethlehem Welsh Baptist chapel (Capel y Bedyddwyr) laid by Alex Brogden MP   (6)
  • 1878 - Bethlehem Welsh Baptist chapel, Ogmore Vale  chapel opened   (6)
  • Here is a chapel history dated 1923  provided by Huw Daniel and the Ogmore Vale Local History Society

Philadelphia Welsh Baptist chapel, Cwm Ogwr, Ogmore Vale

  • Philadelphia Welsh Baptist chapel, Ogmore Vale    300 sittings       Built in 1895             Rev T M Jones   1910  (3)
  • Philadelphia Baptist chapel, Cwm Ogwr, Ogmore Vale            SS93328954            Built in 1895   (4)
  • May 1895 -  The foundation stone of Philadelphia Chapel was laid by Mr. H. Dawkin Williams, Blackmill  (6)
  • Here is a chapel history dated 1923  provided by Huw Daniel and the Ogmore Vale Local History Society

Hermon Baptist chapel, Glyn St/High St, Ogmore Vale

  • Hermon Baptist chapel, Glyn St/High St, Ogmore Vale      SS93349021    Built in 1876    (4)

 Welsh Baptist chapel, Tylagwyn

  • There is a Welsh Baptist chapel at Tylagwyn      1895  (2)

 

Congregationalist

Nebo Welsh Congregational chapel, Katie St, Blaengarw

  • Welsh Congregational chapel, Blaengarw     700 sittings      Built in 1889        Rev John Hughes    1895  (2)
  • Welsh Congregational chapel, Blaengarw     700 sittings      Built in 1889        Rev John Hughes    1910  (3)
  • Nebo Independent chapel, Katie St, Blaengarw   SS90119300   Built in 1890, demolished pre 1998    (4)

Bethel Welsh Congregational chapel, Commercial St, Nantymoel

  • Congregational chapel, Commercial St, Nantymoel  Built in 1872      450 sittings          Rev John Aelfryn Roberts   1895  (2)
  • Welsh Congregational chapel, Commercial St, Nantymoel      Built in 1866     600 sittings      Rev John Aelfryn Roberts 1910  (3)
  • Bethel Independent chapel, Commercial St, Nant-y-moel      SS93479289    Built in 1867, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1872, still in use in 1998    (4)
  • 22 May 1891. MARRIAGE; MAY 19,AT BETHEL CHAPEL, NANTYMOEL, REV, J. HUGHES, CONGREGATIONAL MINISTER, BLAENGARW, TO GWEN JONES,OF NANTYMOEL FARM.   (5)
  • 1872 - Bethel chapel, Nantymoel opened  (6)
  • There is a journal article;  The Early Historys of Bethania Chapel OV and Bethel Chapel Nantymoel by Terence Parsons  B.Sc. [Hons].    (7)
  • Ind chapel, Nantymoel -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) copied by Gareth Hicks from the Cd published by Archive CD Books. With translation by Steve Stephenson (Oct 2008)

Soar Independent chapel, John St, Pricetown/Glynogwr/Nant-y-moel

  • Soar Independent chapel, John St, Pricetown/Blaenogwr/Nant-y-moel     SS93849216     Not in use in 1997  (4)
  • 1903 - Soar chapel, Nantymoel opened  (6)

Hope English Congregational chapel, Ogwr St, Pricetown, Nantymoel

  • Hope English Congregational chapel, Nantymoel     300 sittings       Built in 1898              1910  (3)
  • Hope Independent chapel, Ogwr St, Pricetown, Nant-y-moel    SS93759203  Built in 1898, not in use in 1998   (4)

Mount Zion Independent chapel, Station Rd, Nant-y-moel

  • Mount Zion Independent chapel, Station Rd, Nant-y-moel    SS93389312    Built in 1882, still in use in 1998   (4)

Bethania Welsh Independent chapel, Bethania St, Ogmore Vale

  • Bethania Independent chapel, Ogmore Vale   Opened in 1847, closed by 1992     (1)
  • Bethania Welsh Congregational, Bethania St, Ogmore Vale   600 sittings      Built in 1876      Rev John Griffith Jones         1895  (2)
  • Bethania Welsh Congregational, Bethania St, Ogmore Vale   610 sittings    Built in 1844    Rev John Griffith Jones    1910  (3)
  • Bethania Independent chapel, Bethania Row, Cwm Ogwr    SS93369035    Built in 1848, modified, altered or rebuilt 1876, not in use in 1998      (4)
  • 1846 - Bethania Welsh Independent chapel, Ogmore Vale established.    There are photographs of this chapel on the OVLHS site   (6)
  • There is a journal article;  The Early Historys of Bethania Chapel OV and Bethel Chapel Nantymoel by Terence Parsons  B.Sc. [Hons].    (7)
  • 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 Steve Stephenson (Oct 2008)

English Congregational, High St, Ogmore Vale

  • English Congregational, High St, Ogmore Vale       500 sittings          Built in 1901       1910  (3)
  • English Congregational church (United Reformed church), High St, Cwm Ogwr    SS93299029      Built in 1903, still in use in 1998      (4)

Welsh Congregational chapel, Pontyrhyl

  • There is a Congregational chapel here with 250 sittings                                          1895  (2)
  • Welsh Congregational chapel, Pontyrhyl      250 sittings                 Built in 1880    1910  (3)

 

Methodist

Bethlehem English Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Victoria St, Blaengarw

  • Bethlehem English  Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Victoria St, Blaengarw    SS90269206      Built in 1913, not in use in  1997    (4)
Tabernacle Calvinistic Methodist, Katie Street, Blaengarw
  • Welsh CM chapel, Blaengarw                   Built in 1891                         Rev M J Mills   1895  (2)
  • Welsh CM chapel, Blaengarw                   Built in 1891                   Rev Moses Evans         1910  (3)
  • Tabernacle CM chapel, Katie St, Blaengarw   SS90079306    Built in 1891, still in use in 1998      (4)

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

  • Eglwys Tabernacl, Blaengarw, cofysgrifau (records)     "Minutes of committees of Tabernacl Church, Blaengarw, 1925-1977, together with financial accounts, 1924-1981, collection books, 1945-1992, and pew books, 1925-2001."
    "Agorwyd Eglwys Tabernacl, Katie Street, Blaengarw, sir Forgannwg, ym mis Mai 1885. Tabernacl oedd capel Cymraeg Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru ym Mlaengarw: y capel Saesneg oedd Trinity. Caewyd Tabernacl ar 27 Mehefin 2002"
  • There was a small house-sized chapel adjoining Tabernacl Capel Y Trefnyddiaeth, Katie Street.  This was built in 1885 and the memorial stone comments that it was "The first place of worship built on Blaen Garw".  This predates all other places of worship in the community.   (9 - C T Davies 4/07)

Trinity English Methodist chapel, Strand, Blaengarw

  • Trinity English Methodist chapel, Blaengarw     180 sittings    Built in 1890              1895  (2)
  • Trinity English Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Blaengarw   180 sittings.  Built in 1902    Rev P Marchant Lewis     1910  (3)
  • Trinity English CM chapel, Strand, Blaengarw      SS90229304      Built in 1887, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1903, not in use in 1998      (4)

Dinam English Calvinistic Methodist, Dinam St, Nantymoel

  • Dinam CM chapel, Dinam St, Nant-y-moel   SS93539255   Built in 1874, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1904-5. demolished pre 1997             (4)

Gilead English CM chapel, Dinam St, Nant-y-moel

  • English CM chapel, Dinam St, Nantymoel    250 sittings     Built in 1878            Rev David Richards       1895   (2)
  • English CM chapel, Dinam St, Nantymoel    250 sittings     Built in 1878            Rev Matthew J Mills      1910  (3)
  • Gilead English CM chapel, Dinam St, Nant-y-moel    SS93459283   Built in 1878, demolished pre 1998   (4)
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  • See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph

Welsh CM chapel, Nantymoel

  • Welsh CM chapel, Nantymoel               600 sittings             Built in 1874            Rev William James       1895  (2)
  • Welsh CM chapel, Nantymoel               600 sittings             Built in 1874            Rev John M Davies       1910  (3)
  • 1874 - Dinam Welsh CM chapel opened in Nantymoel  (6)

English CM chapel, Oakfield Terrace, Nantymoel

  • English CM chapel, Oakfield Terrace, Nantymoel       Built in 1896      Rev John M Phillips    1910  (3)

Bethany CM chapel, Hill St, Pricetown, Nant-y-moel

  • Bethany CM chapel, Hill St, Pricetown, Nant-y-moel  SS93789206   Built in 1896, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1905, disused pre 1998        (4)

Wesleyan English chapel, Nantymoel

  • Wesleyan English chapel, Nantymoel      1895  (2)

Calvinistic Methodist chapel at New Mill

Presbyterian church, Corbett St, Cwm Ogwr

  • Presbyterian church, Corbett St, Cwm Ogwr                 SS93249020                   Not in use by 1997    (4)

Hermon Calvinistic Methodist, Tynewydd (Ogmore Vale)

  • Hermon Welsh CM chapel, High St, Ogmore Vale     600 sittings            Rev Charles Williams  1895  (2)
  • Hermon Welsh CM chapel, High St, Ogmore Vale     600 sitting             Rev Charles Williams   1910  (3)

Primitive Methodist (URC?) chapel, Corbett St, Ogmore Vale

  • Primitive Methodist chapel, Corbett St, Ogmore Vale           200 sittings                      1895  (2)
  • Primitive Methodist chapel, Corbett St, Ogmore Vale           200 sittings                      1910  (3)
  • Primitive Methodist, Cwm Ogwr, Ogmore Vale                 SS9390                 Built in 1877  (4)
  • Coflein shows this chapel as a Primitive Methodist (built in 1877) in Cwm Ogwr  - at SS9327790303 (which is in Corbett St) which appears to be the same spot as the post code of the modern Christchurch United Reformed Church/Meth in Corbett St, Cwm Ogwr  at CF32 7BL given on the URC's own site (it is still open in 2011).

Bethel Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Corbett St, Ogmore Vale

  • Bethel Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Corbett St, Ogmore Vale     SS93289032       Still in use in 2000    (4)  

Cwm Ogwr Methodist church, Cwm Ogwr (Ogmore Vale)

  • Cwm Ogwr Methodist church, Cwm Ogwr, Ogmore Vale            SS9390       (4)

Wesleyan chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale

  • Wesleyan chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale         600 sittings                    1895  (2)
  • Wesleyan chapel, Commercial St, Ogmore Vale         600 sittings                    1910  (3)

Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Tynewydd Rd, Ogmore Vale

  • Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Tynewydd Rd, Ogmore Vale       SS93249068       Not in use in 2000       (4)

Methodist church, Pont-y-rhyl

  • Methodist church, Pont-y-rhyl           SS90748936    (4)

Nazareth CM chapel, Bryn Villas, Lluest, Pont-y-rhyl

  •  Nazareth CM chapel, Bryn Villas, Lluest, Pont-y-rhyl          SS90738936       Built in 1887, not in use in 1998  (4)

 

Other (inc unidentified)

Hope Mission chapel, Ogwr St, Nantymoel

  • Hope Mission chapel, Ogwr St, Nantymoel             Built in 1888                  1895  (2)
  • Hope Mission chapel, Ogwr St, Nantymoel             Built in 1888                   1910  (3)
  • 1889 - Hope chapel, Nantymoel opened   (6)

Gospel Temperance Mission (English), Station Rd, Nantymoel

  • Gospel Temperance Mission (English), Station Rd, Nantymoel     Built in 1882      Rev William Bryant   1910  (3)

 

[Last Updated : 3 April 2013 -  Gareth Hicks]

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