Welsh Congregationalist Marriage Registers

Scope and Content

Marriage registers of Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, 1900-1985, Mynydd-bach Chapel, Llangyfelach, 1983-1984, and Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel, Llansamlet, 1983-1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, Glamorgan (now Neath Port Talbot), was established in 1848 and its chapel built in 1860. Mynydd-bach chapel, Llangyfelach, Glamorgan (now Swansea), is the oldest Independent chapel in the Swansea area. It was established in 1761 with a new chapel being built in 1867. Bethel Chapel, Bethel Road, Llansamlet, Glamorgan, was established in about 1818. New chapels were built in 1858 and 1879.


Arranged into the following: Tabernacle Independent Chapel, Skewen, Coedffranc; Mynyddbach Chapel, Llangyfelach; Llansamlet, Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Religion - Nonconformist - Welsh Congregationalist, catalogue; West Glamorgan Archive Service, Nonconformist - Independent - Records Of Mynydd-Bach Chapel, Swansea, catalogue; NLW, Capeli database, viewed 7 September 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records of Mynydd-bach Chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Ind 24. Further records of Bethel Welsh Congregational Chapel are West Glamorgan Archive Service, D/D Ind 12.