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Chapels - Pendoylan

This project is fully described on Glamorgan Chapels Database

This Pendoylan database compiled by Glenys Travis with contributions from;

  • 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) 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) Slater's Directory of Gloucestershire ... & Wales 1868
  • (4) Worrall's Directory of South Wales 1875
  • (5) Slater's Commercial Directory of North & South Wales 1880
  • (6) Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1895 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • (7) Kelly's Directory, South Wales 1910 - the Archive CD Books Cd
  • (8) Glamorgan FHS - the publications lists etc
  • (9) 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)
  • (10) A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833
  • (11) 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


No Baptist chapels found in this parish


No Congregationalist chapels found in this parish


Bethania Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Clawdd Coch, Pendoylan

  • Bethania Calvinistic Methodist Chapel (Clawddgoch), Clawdd Coch, Pendoylan (Pendeulwyn) ST05567754 Built in 1820, more works done c.1870 (1)
  • 1868 - mentioned (3)
  • 1875 - mentioned (4)
  • 1880 - mentioned (5)
  • There is a Methodist chapel 1895 (6)
  • There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel 1910 (7)
  • Bethania CM chapel - MIs index (8)
  • Bethania CM chapel, Pendoylan - Extant records (9)
  • Clawdd Coch CM chapel, Pendoylan - Extant records (9)
  • There is a place of worship for Welsh Calvinistic Methodists (10)
  • Clawddcoch CM Erected in 1820 William Bassett, Secretary, Caewiga, Pendoylan 1851 (11)
  • 1815, January 9; Calvinist; a building called Cefanlliys; Richard Watkin, labourer, Evan Morgan (2)
  • 1820, January 3; Independent; a house called Clawdd Coch; William Thomas, Edward Philip, John Thomos, William John, William Thomos, Thomas David (2)
  • Bethania Pendoylan English CM chapel Clawdd Coch, Pendoylan, Y Bont Faen / Cowbridge - still open in 2006

Other (inc un-identified)


[Last Updated : 30 March 2006 - Gareth Hicks]