Chapels - Oxwich


This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Oxwich 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


  • 1. Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1895 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • 2. Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • 3. The Chapels Recording Project in Wales (RCAHMW)
  • 4. 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


No Baptist chapels found in this parish


No Congregationalist chapels found in this parish


Primitive Methodist, Oxwich

  • Primitive Methodist chapel Erected in 1838 Joseph Hibbs, Itnerant (sic) Preacher, 4 Clifton St, Swansea 1851 (4)

Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Oxwich Green

  • There is a Wesleyan chapel here 1895 (1) and 1910 (2)
  • Oxwich Green Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Oxwich Green SS49448607 Built in 1870 ? (3)
  • Welseyn Methodist, Oxwich Erected in 1806 William Tucker, Class Leader, Berry Hall, Nr Swansea 1851 (4)
  • On the Gower Methodists page for Reynoldston it says "Although Chapels had been built in Oxwich in 1808 ....."
  • On the Gower Methodists page for Horton it says "Horton's connection with Methodism dates from Wesley's first visit to Gower in 1768 when he preached and stayed in Oxwich. Between 1770 and 1773 he visited Oxwich again and preached in a number of Gower villages. ......"
  • On the explore-gower site gallery section for Oxwich there is/was a picture of a plaque on a cottage which says " The Rev John Wesley lodged and preached in this cottage on 5 occasions 1764-1771"
  • Neilson, G P Oxwich Green Chapel Gower vol 33 1982 Welsh Journals Online
    The article says it was built in 1871, and was being offered for sale in 1982

Other (inc. un-identified)


[Last Updated : 5 Sept 2012 - Gareth Hicks]