The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Butetown - see Cardiff (City).

Caerau, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Canton, Cardiff (City).
Capel Llanilltern, St. Elteyrn (CiW). ST 095 799.
Gerard Charmley.
Cardiff (City).
Cardiff Bay, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Cathays, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Creigiau, Church and Hall (CiW).
Gerard Charmley (2011).
Cyncoed, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Ely, Cardiff (City).

Fairwater, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Gabalfa, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Grangetown, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Gwaelod-y-Garth, Bethlehem Welsh Independent Chapel (1872), founded by members from Taihirion (q.v.).
Another view. The former Salem Chapel (Baptist, 1871), now, ironically, a wine merchant's. All Gerard Charmley.

Heath, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Leckwith, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Lisvane, St. Denys.
David Gallimore. Link. The former Lisvane Baptist Church (1856 - 2003), now a private residence. Very unusual is the outside baptistry. Both Gerard Charmley.
Llandaff, the Cathedral and Parish Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, Dyfrig, Teilo & Euddogwy. From a undated postcard, collection of Mrs. Marion Allen. A 1930's view, from the Colin Waters Collection. A modern view.
David Roberts. This family photo shows Canadian Gary Martin's grandfather, who was stationed in England for five years during WWII, standing in front of the severely damaged cathedral following a fire caused by bombing. Previously in the "Unknown" section, thanks to Tim Hollinghurst for identifying it. Link1. Link2. Gilgal Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. Gerard Charmley. St. Michael's College Chapel (CiW). Gerard Charmley.
Llandaff North, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Llanishen, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Llanrumney, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Morganstown, Bethel Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. Interior view. Both Gerard Charmley.

Old St. Mellons, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).


Radyr, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Rhiwbina, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Riverside, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).
Roath, Cardiff (City).
Rumney, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

St. Fagans, the Parish Church. Tabernacle Presbyterian Church. Both Gerard Charmley. The Museum of Welsh Life, now re-named as National History Museum, has two churches, both removed from their original location. The first is the Pen-Rhiw Unitarian Church (1777) which is from Dre-fach Felindre, Carmarthenshire, and opened at the museum in 1958. Interior view. The other is St. Teilo, removed from Llandeilo Tal-y-bont near Pontarddulais, Swansea. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2. All Janet Gimber (2014). Another view. The story of its re-location can be read here, and photos of the re-created wall paintings here. Chris Emms (2010). For the site of the church, see Llandeilo Tal-y-bont, Swansea. Link. In the grounds of the museum can also be seen the scant remains of the original church of St. Fagan. Another view. ST 1186 7735. Both Janet Gimber (2018). This (large) pdf document is informative - see page 75.
Splott, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Taff's Well, St. Mary and St. James. Originally St. James, the church joined with St. Mary at Nantgarw when that closed. The former Glandwr-Taf Independent Church, now closed. Taff's Well United Church. The former Tabor Calvinistic Methodist Church, now closed. Glan-y-Llyn Gospel Hall. All Gerard Charmley. Cemetery Chapel. Gerard Charmley (2010).
Taihirion, Capel Philadelphia (aka Taihirion Congregational Church) lies on the road from Cardiff to Llantrisant. Now ruined, the church has offshoots at Gwaelod-y-Garth and Pentyrch. Another view. Gerard Charmley.

Tongwynlais, St. Michael and All Angels (CiW). Link. Ainon Chapel (Baptist, English speaking, but formerly Welsh speaking). Hermon (Presbyterian, now closed). Salem (Baptist, now closed). Bethesda (U.R.C., formerly Congregational). All
Gerard Charmley.
Tremorfa, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).

Whitchurch, Cardiff (City) - see Cardiff (City).





07 April 2019

Steve Bulman

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