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Help and advice for Chapels - Llangennith

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Chapels - Llangennith

This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Llangennith database compiled by Gareth Hicks with contributions from;

  • Jeff Coleman

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 Wales - Genealogy Help Pages )

Sources referred to (indicated by number shown in brackets after the data entry) where there may be more data available

Sources;

  • 1. Glamorgan Bibliography on Genuki
  • 2. Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1895 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • 3. Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • 4. The Chapels Recording Project in Wales (RCAHMW)
  • 5. The Cambrian Index - The index data is obviously limited , there may be more available via the online contact address
  • 6. Personal research/knowledge (JC)
  • 7. Jones, I.G. & Williams, D. The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. UWP, Cardiff, 1976

Additional source

Baptist

No Baptist chapels found here

Congregationalist

No Congregationalist chapels found here

Methodist

Wesleyan Methodist chapel

  • There are Wesleyan and Calvinistic Methodist chapels 1895 (2) and 1910 (3)
  • Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Llangennith SS42759174 Built in 1863 (4)
  • Llangennith chapel was built in 1863 (JC 6)
  • 1863; MEETING OF WESLEYANS AT LLANGENNITH, GOWER, SWANSEA, CHAIRMAN, MR CURNOW (5)
  • 1866; LLANGENNITH WESLEYAN CHAPEL ANNIVERSARY: REV. JABEZ IREDALE (MINISTER) / REVS. FORD & PRICE, CAPT.W. BEVAN ETC / W. POWELL, PITTON RE SUNDAY SCHOOL / WM. TUCKER, WM. CLUEN, HORTON ETC (5)

Bethesda Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Burry's Green

  • There are Wesleyan and Calvinistic Methodist chapels 1895 (2)
  • There are two Calvinistic Methodist chapels. Rev Thomas Williams (Calvinistic Methodist), The Manse 1910 (3)
  • Bethesda Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Burry Green SS46229144 Built in 1813, modified, altered or rebuilt in 1879 and 1903 (4)
  • Bethesda CM Erected in 1813 William Griffiths, Minister, Burry Green 1851 (7)
  • There is a book ; Bethesda Chapel Presbyterian Church of Wales, Burry Green, 1813 - 1963. Swansea : John Penry Press, 1963 (1)
  • Records of Bethesda chapel, Burry's Green on the NLW archives site ; Quote
    "...... Built in 1813 or 1814 by Diana, Baroness Barham .. who also built and established other chapels and schools in the area. During the first years, the Chapel was supplied by ministers of the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, staying for about two months at a time. The Rev. William Griffiths, the 'father' of Calvinistic Methodism in Gower, was appointed minister of the Chapel in 1824 under the patronage of Lord Barham, and remained there until his death in 1861............"
  • In the small village of Burry's Green is one of Lady Barham's chapels for dissenters, with a neat house adjoining, as a residence for the minister ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833)
  • 1888; REV.SAMUEL PRICE RESIGNS AS METHODIST MINISTER BURRY GREEN TRINITY & LLANGENNITH (5)
  • Bethesda Burry Green English CM chapel Burry Green, , Abertawe, Abertawe SA3 1HR - still open in 2006

Zion Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Llangennith

  • Zion Calvinistic Methodist chapel, Llangennith SS43269155 Built in 1867-68 (4)

Other (inc un-identified)

Catholic

  • 1829; PETITION BY THE INHABITANTS OF LLANDEWI AND LLANGENNITH AGAINST CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION (5)

[Last Updated : 30 March 2006 - Gareth Hicks]