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Bryncethin in the Parish of St. Brides Minor

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"BRYNCETHIN, a village, is one mile from St. Bride's church, to which there is a chapel of ease. There are two Baptist chapels, one erected in 1887, with seats for 70 persons, and the other in 1908, to seat 200. There are also a Congregational chapel (Peniel), erected in 1879, with 300 sittings, a Calvinistic Methodist chapel, seating about 110, and a Wesleyan chapel with about I00 sittings. There are two collieries in the neighbourhood, one in the village, and another at Heoliaethog, a village about one and a half miles north-east." [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]


Church Records

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Nonconformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Nazareth, Baptist 1960-1969 - - SS 91358449
Peniel, Congregational 1801-1840, 1857-1891 - 1861-1874 SS 91138394

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Barrow Colliery, Bryncethin on the Welsh Coal Mines site