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Birchgrove in the Parish of Llansamlet

"BIRCHGROVE, a small village in this parish, is about 1 mile east. The church of St. John, a chapel of ease to St. Samlet, erected in 1890-1 at a cost of £1700 is a stone building with Bath stone dressings in the Gothic style, ... There are Calvinistic Methodist, Congregational and Welsh Apostolic chapels. ..." [From  Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923  (ArchiveCDBooks)  - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]

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, is in the Benefice of Llansamlet, and the diocese of Swansea and Brecon. 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 SS705986.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet


Non Conformist Registers Deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service  (WGAS)


Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref


Calvinistic Methodist
1900-1992 - 1900-1992  


Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Birchgrove Colliery, Llansamlet  on the Welsh Coal Mines site

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

  • Birchgrove Colliery              Deeds, 1870-1922