Church & Chapels

Afonwen – Ddol Chapel

Ddol Afonwen Methodist Chapel was first built in 1830. This was rebuilt in 1884, to the design of Mr Hughes of Denby, in the Romanesque and Vernacular style of the gable entry type. This small [more]

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St. Giles Church, Wrexham – records added

We have recently added the first batch of 539 records and some headstone images, with more to follow. This is still a work in progress but have received many requests for information. Please note that [more]

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St. Marys Church, Brymbo

To search records, here*. St. Mary’s church replaced an earlier church that stood a little distance away called St. Johns.  The first church, which was consecrated on 31 July 1838 (St. Johns), unfortunately, collapsed because [more]

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Bryn Seion Burial Ground, Pentre Broughton

Bryn Seion Chapel is located on Clayton Road, Pentre Broughton.  Built as a Welsh Congregational Church, an inscribed stone over the entrance records (in Welsh) that the chapel was built in 1840 and rebuilt in [more]

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St. Deiniol Church, Worthenbury

The parish church of Worthenbury is St Deiniols.  The church is said to be the best example of a Georgian Church in Wales and has a complete set of boxed pews.  St. Deiniols is part of [more]

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St. Johns Baptist Church, Bettisfield

St. Johns Baptist Church, Bettisfield Built by Lord Hanmer in 1873 the church is now a grade ll* listed building. It was built entirely at his own expense and only the finest materials were used. [more]

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St. Chad’s Church, Holt

St. Chad’s Church, Holt To search the records click here*. *Membership Required. The earliest documentary reference to the church is in 1379 but it is thought that it was established around the 1280s. Additions were [more]

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St. Chad’s Church, Hanmer

The earliest known documentary evidence for a Hanmer connection with St Chad is in the charter of Leofric, Earl of Chester AD 1043, (Thorpe’s Diplomatarium Anglicanum p.352) in which he bestows upon his newly founded [more]

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St. Davids Church, Froncysyllte

St. Davids Church, Froncysyllte. St David’s church is located on the south side of the A5, set back from the road at the edge of a large rectangular churchyard used as a cemetery. This church [more]