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Chapels - Llanishen

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This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Llanishen database compiled by Gareth Hicks

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. The Chapels Recording Project in Wales (RCAHMW)
  • 2. Dissent in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth by Hywel D Emanuel, National Library of Wales journal, Vol VIII/4, Winter 1954.
  • 3. Glamorgan Record Office in Cardiff hold most extant parish church and non-conformist chapel records, these are listed on their site (click 'history of your family' on main page and scroll down to the end of the next page)
  • 4. Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • 5. 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 sources

Baptist

Baptist chapel, Fidlas Rd, Llanishen

  • Baptist chapel, Fidlas Rd, Llanishen ST17938169 Built in 1909, still in use in 1996 (1)
  • Llanishen English Baptist church Extant records (3)
  • Rev William Davies (Baptist) [residence in Llanishen] 1910 (4)
  • Book index entry ;- Llanishen, Baptist Chapel and Fidlas Road, c1910 Cardiff Yesterday

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

  • "Records of the Llanishen English Baptist Church: minute books of church meetings, 1913-1960; minute books of deacons meetings, 1925-1957; and Sunday School teachers' meetings minute books, 1911-1932; and records of the Tredegarville English Baptist Church: minutes books of church meetings, 1897-1913; and cash book, 1896-1903."
    "On the 24 October 1909, the Llanishen Branch was formed as a separate church, [from Tredegarville, Roath]"

Baptist chapel, Thornhill

  • There is a small Baptist chapel at Thornhill 1910 (4)

Capel Gwilym, Capel Gwilym Rd, Thornhill

  • Capel Gwilym, Capel Gwilym Rd, Thornhill ST16348388 Built in 1831, not still in use in 1996 (1)
  • Cappel Gwilym, Baptist Erected in 1831 Thomas Jones, Deacon, Deri Du, Llanishen 1851 (5)
  • Undated (endorsed; 1819, July 18); Particular Baptist; a building called Ty Gwillim: Thomas HARRY, Thomas LEYSHON, Thomas JONES, Charles MAYSEY, Henry CAMPBELL, James EDMUNDS, Morgan EVANS, Henry REES, Edmund JONES, John JONES (2)

Congregationalist

North Llanishen Independent chapel, Llangrannog Rd, Llanishen

  • North Llanishen Independent chapel, Llangrannog Rd, Llanishen ST16988205 Not still in use in 2000 (1)

Independant; the dwelling house of William JAMES called Skyborwen

  • [Llanishen section] - Undated (endorsed; registered 1795, August 20); Independant; the dwelling house of William JAMES called Skyborwen; William JAMES, Minister, Lewis THOMAS, senior, and Lewis THOMAS, junior, deacons, William THOMAS (2)

Methodist

Century Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Melbourne Rd, Llanishen

  • Century Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Melbourne Rd, Llanishen ST17958178 Built in 1900-01 [?], still in use in 1997 (1) [and still in use in 2005]
  • There is a Wesleyan Methodist chapel in Llanishen Slaters Directory for 1880
  • Wesleyan Methodists, Llanishen Building not used exclusively as a place of worship. Charles Tucker, Minister, Cardiff 1851 (5)
  • There is a book entry;- Llanishen, Century Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, 1907 Cardiff Yesterday

Park End CM chapel, Fidlas Rd, Cyncoed, Llanishen

  • Park End CM chapel, Fidlas Rd, Cyncoed, Llanishen ST18358075 Rebuilt in 1924 and possibly rebuilt at a later date, still in use in 1986 (1)

Other (inc unidentified)

Quakers

  • Llanishen Quaker chapel, Llanishen ST1781 (1)

Bethel Chapel Bible Christian

  • [Llanishen section] 1842 March 29; Bible Christian; Bethel Chapel; Samuel BENNETT, Dissenting Minister (2)

Llanisien Mission Room, Llanishen

  • Llanisien Mission Room, Llanishen ST1781 (1)

Protestant

  • [Llanishen section] - 1802 January 4; Protestant; the dwelling house of William ROBERTS; Joseph ROBERTS, Nathaniel WATKINS, Charles WILLIAMS, John MICHAEL, John JONES, John SYDSERFF (2)

[Last Updated : 15 May 2007 - Gareth Hicks]