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Cilcennin chapels

For further details of this project see Cardiganshire Chapels Database

Compiled by Gareth Hicks (Feb 2007)


NB.  Not all available data was necessarily used from sources - and sources 1 & 4 have been combined as similar

  • 1.  The Chapels Recording Project in Wales (RCAHMW)
  • 2.   The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales., byJones, I.G. & Williams, D.      UWP,   Cardiff, 1976
  • 3.   Nonconformist Registers of Wales published by the National Library of Wales in 1994.
  • 4.   The Parish Churches and Nonconformist Chapels of Wales: Their Records and where to Find them, Vol. One, Cardigan - Carmarthen - Pembroke, by Rawlins, B.J. (1987).
  • 5.  Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 -  the Archive Cd Books Cd
  • 6.  Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1895 -  the Archive Cd Books Cd
  • 7.  My Ancestors were Congregationalists in England and Wales, by D J H Clifford, SOG, 1992.
  • 8.  Independent Chapels of Wales: History Books and Pamphlets by Huw Walters.
  • 9.  Death and Burial indexes available for purchase from Cardiganshire Family History Society
  • 10. Online Commercial & Residential Directories as appropriate to a particular parish - apart from what may already be on Genuki, see also the Historical Directories site

 Other sources


Seion Welsh Independent chapel, Cilcennin

  • Seion Welsh Independent chapel, Cilcennin               SN51986005        Built 1775; rebuilt 1804, 1835, 1859.    Records; see Neuaddlwyd, Henfynyw      Still open 1998      (1) & (4)
  • Seion Welsh Ind chapel, Cilcennin      Opened in 1775    Still open in 1992   (7)
  • Cilcennin Ind          Erected in 1775    Thomas Jones, Ind Minister      1851  (2)
  • 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 (Oct 2008)
  • Photograph on Dyfed FHS
  • Seion Ind chapel, Cilcennin shown as still open on the Union of Welsh Independents site (Dec 2006)



Ebenezer Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Carne, Cilcennin

  • Ebenezer Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Carne, Cilcennin     SN51926042          Built 1808; rebuilt 1858.     Not in existence in 1851       Records; see Soar, Aberystwyth       Not still open 1998         (1) & (4)
  • Ebenezer Wesleyan chapel              Bapts 1839-1973 NLW      (3)
  • Carne WM             David M Evans, Assistant Overseer       1851  (2)
  • Jones, G. M; Centenary of the founding of Ebenezer Chapel, Cilcennin, Welsh Gazette 21/8/1958