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Cwmllynfell in the Parish of Llangiwg


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cwmllynfell area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

An index to the book Hanes Eglwys Cwmllynfell [The history of Cwmllynfell Church, an Independent Chapel in Llangiwg Parish] by Reverends J. Dyfnallt Owen M.A.. J. D. Jones and Ben Davies [1935] has been provided by Gareth Hicks. Here also are some extract

Church Records

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

Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the Public Record Office, London
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Seion, Congregational 1760-1835 - 1760-1769 SN 74681240






*Seion, Congregational

*1822-37 at PRO

1908-88 at W GLA RO



(*These entries are shown incorrectly under Cwmafan, Michaelstone super Avon in the source book Nonconformist Registers of Wales, NLW 1994 (error confirmed by NLW).
The film at the PRO says it is the register of Cwmllynfell, Alltwen and Cwmaman, Independent, of Shilbyll(Cilybebyll), Llanguicke, Llangadock in the counties of Carmarthen and Glamorgan. It gives the founding dates as 1760 for Cwmllynfell, 1773 for Cwmaman and 1770 for Alltwen. The first entry in the book was 1767 and the latest noticed was 1835 - these were both baptisms. There was a page of burials with dates between 1760-1769. )

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

  • Cwmllynfell Independent - Christenings, 1751-1836

See under Chapels and Churches on the Cwmgors/Waun site

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cwmllynfell which are provided by:


See under Llangadock parish

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cwmllynfell has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN747128 (Lat/Lon: 51.799725, -3.818562), Cwmllynfell which are provided by:


See under Coal Mining on the Cwmgors/Waun site


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

  • Cwmllynfell School log books   1863-1953
  • Rhiwfawr School log books, 1906-1979