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Killay in the Parish of Swansea

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"KILLAY is a hamlet, 1½ miles west of Sketty, partly within the parish of Bishopston, with a station on the Gowerton and Swansea Bay line of the London, Midland and Scottish railway. There is a Baptist chapel, built in 1831, rebuilt in 1844 and altered in 1877, again rebuilt in 1899, at a cost of £1,300, and will now seat 600, and an English Congregational chapel, erected in 1911. " [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]



The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Killay Baptist Chapels

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Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

The churches are dedicated to St. Hilary and St. Martin, are in the Benefice of Killay, and Diocese of Swansea and Brecon. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website.

Anglican Parish Registers
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