The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil                              

Merthyr Tydfil on Wikipedia.

Although previously listed as Bethesda Independent Church, Steve Brewer has advised that the photo shows the Rechabite Hall. Bethesda stood a little way down the road, on the opposite side. A charming mosaic showing the chapel in its heyday. Gerard Charmley.

Capel Gellideg (Independent) at Cyfartha. Gerard Charmley.

Christ Church (CiW) at Georgetown. Gerard Charmley.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gerard advises that they have had a presence in Merthyr since the late 19th century. Gerard Charmley.

Elim Church meets in the Jerusalem Baptist Chapel. Gerard Charmley.

High Street Baptist Chapel. Gerard Charmley. Link.

Hope Chapel (Welsh Presbyterian). Gerard Charmley.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses has a complicated history. Starting out as a Wesleyan Reform Church, it was next Salem Chapel, then a Congregational Church. Gerard Charmley.

The former Kirkhouse Memorial Church (CiW Mission church) at Georgetown is now used an entertainment venue. Gerard Charmley.

The ruined Miners' Hall was originally Siloh Wesleyan Chapel, and is supposed to have been designed by Brunel. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley.

Park Baptist Church. Gerard Charmley. Link.

Penuel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel (1860). Gerard Charmley.

R.O.C.K. Foundation Church (Charismatic) meets in the former Mount Moriah Primitive Methodist Chapel. It was also at one point the Catholic Hall. Additional information from Steve Brewer. Gerard Charmley.

St. David (or the New Church, CiW). Gerard Charmley.

St. Mary (R.C.). Gerard Charmley.

St. Tydfil (or The Old Church, CiW). Another view, which also shows a memorial to the pioneers of the Welsh coal trade. Gerard Charmley. Another view, John Balaam (2015). Link.

St. Tydfil's Well Church (CiW). Gerard Charmley. Link.

Salvation Army Citadel was previously Morlais Baptist Church. Gerard Charmley.

Seion Welsh Baptist Church. Gerard Charmley.

Soar Welsh Independent Church is accessed via a narrow alley. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley.

Spiritualist Church, formerly Unitarian. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley.

The former Synagogue. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley.

Tabernacle Baptist Church (1890's) on Brecon Road replaced an earlier (and larger), now-demolished chapel. Gerard Charmley.

Temperance Hall was included in these listings because it was believed to have been Zion Chapel at one time. Steve Brewer advises that this was never the case. Another view. Both Gerard Charmley.

The former Wesley Chapel on High street is now closed. Gerard explains that the building is larger than was originally intended, because the minister went onto the site one night and moved the builder's markers to increase its size!! Gerard Charmley.

Williams Memorial English Congregational Chapel (1906) at Penydarren, now demolished. Steve Brewer (1983). Steve Brewer (1983).

U.R.C. on Market Square was originally Congregational. Gerard Charmley.






02 September 2018

Steve Bulman

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