Chapel at Llangower
Church in Wales announces amalgamation of three parishes
"The Church in Wales diocese of St Asaph announced today that the parishes of Llanycil with Christ Church Bala, Llangower, and Llanuwchllyn have taken the brave decision to join forces - a decision that could result in three of the four church buildings within these parishes being declared redundant. The church councils of each parish have faced up to the reality of their respective situations and come to some difficult decisions. They have agreed that the cause of the Gospel will be better served in the Bala area if resources are concentrated in one church building. It seems likely therefore that the final services have already been held in the church buildings in Llangower and Llanycil with the likely final service at Llanuwchllyn church being a Plygain service on 4th January 2004. "
Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 11, North Wales. Ed. by Ieuan Gwynedd Jones, UWP, 1981. The names given towardsthe end of each entry are those of the informants.
Parish statistics; Area 5600 acres; Population 176 males, 191 females, total 367
- Llangower Parish Church Attendance - morning 27, afternoon 14 Services in WelshHugh Jones, Rector
- Glyn, Calvinistic Methodists Erected 1813 Attendance - morning 33 scholars, afternoon 65, evening 43 John Thomas, Deacon, Glyn
- Cefn Dwy Graig, Calvinistic Methodists Erected 1830 Attendance - afternoon 51 scholars, evening 46 Edward Jones, Deacon, Dwygraig