Swansea Family History
Swansea Family History 

Last month I challenged you to name all 118 places of worship in Swansea. Well done Mrs Gaynor Mitchell of Tycochwho named 35. The full list is listed below:

Churches – Answers

Swansea

  1. The former Argyle Presbyterian Church, St. Helen’s Road
  2. The former Bethesada Baptist Church, Prince of Wales Road
  3. Brunswick Methodist Church, St. Helen’s Road
  4. Christ Church, Mumble Road
  5. Christ Embassy Church, Ivey Suite of the Grand Hotel, Ivey Street
  6. Christian Spiritualist Church, Lower Oxford Street
  7. The City Temple, Dyfatty Street
  8. Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ebenezer Street
  9. Ebenezer Newydd Chapel, Henrietta Street
  10. Gospel Hall (Zac’s Place), George Street
  11. Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, The Kingsway
  12. Quaker Meeting Hall, St. Helen’s Road
  13. The former St. Andrew, St. Helen’s Road
  14. David Priory Church, St. David’s Place
  15. Mary, St. Mary’s Square
  16. Matthew, High Street
  17. The former St. Nicholas Seamans Church, Gloucester Place
  18. The former Singleton Chapel, Bathurst Street
  19. Swansea Christadelphian Hall, Nicholl Street
  20. Swansea Citadel (Salvation Army), Richardson Street
  21. Swansea Mosque & Islamic Centre, St. Helen’s Road
  22. Swansea Spirt, Pleasant Street
  23. Unitarian Church, Hugh Street
  24. York Place Baptist Church, York Place

Bon-y-Maen

  1. Adulam Baptist Chapel, Cefn Road
  2. Mount Zion Baptist Church, Mansel Road
  3. Margaret, Manel Road
  4. The former Salem Chapel Y Cwm, Cwm Chapel Road

Blackpill

  1. Clyne Chapel, Mayals Road

Brynhyfryd

  1. Bethel Mission Church, Hopkin Street
  2. Brynhyfryd Baptist Chapel, Llangyfelach Road
  3. Peter, Trewyddfa Road
  4. Wesley Methodist Church, Eaton Road

Brynmill

  1. Argyle and Rhyddings Park Presbyterian Church, Rhyddings Park Road
  2. Imam Kheoi Islamic Centre, St. Helen’s Road
  3. Pantgwydr Baptist Church, corner of Ernald Place & Glanbrydan Avenue
  4. Gabriel, Bryn Road
  5. The former St. Paul, St. Helen’s Road
  6. The former Wesleyan Methodist Church, St. Albans Road

Cockett

  1. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cockett Road
  2. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Station Road
  3. Peter, Cockett Road

Cwmbwrla

  1. Carmarthen Road United Reformed Church, Convent Street
  2. Cathedral Church of St. Joseph, Convent Street
  3. Gorse Mission, Carmarthen Road
  4. The former Libanus Baptist Church, Carmarthen Road
  5. Luke the Evangelist, Stepney Street
  6. Mark, Park Terrace

Dunvant

  1. Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne, Llys-Teg
  2. Ebenezer Congregational Church, Dunvant Square
  3. Martin, Fairwood Road

Fforest-fach

  1. Bethlehem Chapel, Carmarthen Road
  2. Illtyd, Ystrad Road

Gendros

  1. Gendros Parish Church, Penrhos Place
  2. Gendros Congregational Church, Carmarthen Road
  3. Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, Upper King’s Head Road

Gower

  1. Bethel, Penclawdd
  2. Bethesda Presbyterian, Burry Green
  3. Ebenezer Presbyterian, Old Walls
  4. Horton Methodist, Horton
  5. Murton Methodist, Murton
  6. Pitton Methodist, Pitton, Rhossili
  7. Providence Baptist, Knelston
  8. Reynoldston Methodist, Reynoldston
  9. Andrew, Penrice
  10. Cadoc, Cheriton
  11. Cattwg, Port Eynon
  12. Cenydd, Llangennith
  13. David, Gwernffrwyd
  14. David, Llandewi
  15. George, Reynoldston
  16. Illtyd, Ilston
  17. Illtyd, Oxwich
  18. John the Baptist, Penmaen
  19. Madoc, Llanmadoc
  20. Mary, Pennard
  21. Mary, Rhossili
  22. Nicholas, Nicholaston
  23. Peter, Newton
  24. Rhidian, Llanrhidian
  25. Teilo, Bishopston
  26. Tabernacle Presbyterian, Penclawdd
  27. The Barham Centre, Mount Pisgah, Parkmill
  28. Tirzah Baptist, Llanmorlias
  29. Trinity Presbyterian, Cheriton
  30. Zoar Presbyterian, Crofty

Hafod

  1. Hafod Parish Church, Aberdyberthi Street
  2. The former Philadelphia Baptist Chapel, Neath Road
  3. John, Odo Street
  4. Salim Baptist Church, Neath Road

KIllay

  1. Hillary, Gower Road
  2. Siloam Baptist Chapel, Goetre-Fawr Road
  3. The Pines Congregational Church, Gower Road

Landore

  1. Glynn Vivian Miners Mission, Pentre-Mawr Road
  2. Paul, Cwm Level Road
  3. The remains of Siloam Independent Chapel, Llangyfelach Road
  4. The disused Siloh Chapel, Siloh Road
  5. Siloh Newydd Chapel, Siloh Road

Manselton

  1. Christ Well Manselton United Reformed Church, Manselton Road
  2. The former Manselton Gospel Hall, Phillips Street
  3. Manselton Welsh Baptist Chapel, Cecil Street
  4. Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Cecil Street
  5. Michael and All Angels, Manor Street

Mount Pleasant

  1. Hill United Reformed Church, North Hill Road
  2. Presbyterian Church of Wales, Terrace Road
  3. The former St. Jude, Terrace Road

Mumbles

  1. All Saints Church & Norton Church, Church Park
  2. All Saints, Western Close
  3. Mumbles Baptist Church, Newton Road
  4. Mumbles Methodist Church, Mumbles Road
  5. Mumbles Methodist Church, Mumbles Road
  6. Our Lady of the Sea R. C. Church, Devon Place
  7. Red Café, Mumbles Road
  8. Peter, Marytwill Lane
  9. Tabernacle United Reformed Church, Newton Road

Penlan

  1. Bethany Evangelical Chapel, Eiddwen Road
  2. Cornstone Church Centre, Mynydd Newydd Road
  3. Teilo, Cheriton Crescent

Pentre-Cwyth

  1. Pentre Cwyth Congreational Chapel, Pentre Cwyth Road
  2. Peter, Pentre Cwyth Road

Pentre-Dwr

  1. Camel Chapel, Carmel Road

Plasmarl

  1. Dinas Noddfa Baptist Church, Dinas Street
  2. The disused Ebenzer Chapel, Neath Road

St. Thomas

  1. All Saints, Kilvey Road
  2. Calvary Chapel, Ysgol Street
  3. Ebenezer Gospel Hall, Wern Fawr Road
  4. Fabian’s Bay Congregational Chapel, Balaclava Road
  5. Forward Movement Church, Port Tenant Road
  6. The former Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Ysgol Street
  7. The former Norwegian Church, King’s Road, Swansea Waterfront
  8. Illtyd, Longford Crescent
  9. Stephen, Dan-y-Graid Road
  10. Thomas, Lewis, Street
  11. Waterfront Community Church, Langdon Road, Swansea Waterfront

Sandfields

  1. Spring Terrace Church, Spring Terrace

Sketty

  1. Bethel Chapel, Carnglas Road
  2. Bethel United Reformed Church, Sketty Park Road
  3. Holy Trinity Church, Parkway
  4. Lifelink Community Church, meets in the Bible College of Wales, Derwen Fawr Road
  5. Parklands Evangelical Church, Maes Y Gollen
  6. Paul, De La Beche Road
  7. Seventh-day Adentist Church, Gower Road
  8. Singleton Hospital Chapel, Sketty Park Road
  9. Sketty Baptist Church, Carnglas Road
  10. Sketty Methodist Church, Dillwyn Road

Townhill

  1. Ebenezer Gospel Hall, Heol Y Gors
  2. Our Lady of Lourdes, Penycraig Road
  3. The Church of St. Nicholas on the Hill, Dyfed Avenue
  4. Townhill Baptist Church, Powys Avenue

Treboeth

  1. Caersalem Newydd Baptist Church, Llangyfelach Road
  2. Church of St. Alban the Marthyr, Llangyfelach Road
  3. The Church of the Redeemer, Llangyfelach Road
  4. Treboeth Gospel Hall, Llangyfelach Road

Tycoch

  1. All Souls, Glan-Yr-Avon Road
  2. The former Cefn Coed Hospital Church, Maes-Yr-Gruffydd Road

Uplands

  1. Dharmavajra Buddhist Centre, Ffynone Road
  2. Gomer Chapel, Carlton Terrace,
  3. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Walter Road
  4. Memorial Baptist Church, Walter Road
  5. Pantygwdr Baptist Church, Ernald Place
  6. Barnabas, Hawthorne Avenue
  7. Benedict, Llythrid Avenue
  8. James, Walter Road
  9. Swansea Synagogue, Ffynone Road
  10. Trinity Chapel, Glanmor Park Road
  11. University Catholic Chaplaincy, Llythrid Avenue

Waunarlwydd

  1. Bethany English Baptist Chapel, Bryn Road
  2. Barnabas, Victoria Road
  3. Sardis Independent Chapel, Swansea Road
  4. Zion Baptist Chapel, Swansea Road

West Cross

  1. Bethany Baptist Church, Bethany Lane
  2. Church of the Holy Cross, Fiarwood Road
  3. Linden Christina Centre, Elmgrove Road
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