Soar Chapel, Tynewydd

Soar Chapel, Tynewydd

Soar Chapel stands approx half a mile from the village of Cil-y-cwm on the road leading to Cynhordy. It is believed to have been built approx.1740 – the plaque on the chapel wall reads – “This house was built Anno Domini 1740”

Sour chapelPicture courtesy of Jean Slade
Sour chapel choirChoir (circa 1920)- click for larger image

Back Row (left to right):
Rhodri Roderick , Tynwaun; Mari Lizzie Williams, Nantddu; May Williams (Giles), Cwmdunant; May James, Dinasbach; Lizzie Roderick, Tynwaun; Lily Harries, Dolachddu; Katy Harries, Dolgynon; Jones, Dinasbach Y Gof; Annie Jones, Lamb House; Eluned Jenkins, Ty Cornel (Police Station).

Middle Row:
Morgan Williams, Glanrhyd; Lizzie Williams, Ochrfforest; Lily Williams, Cwmdunant; Rhonwen Jenkins, Ty Cornel; Mari Davies, Dugoedydd; Lizzie Williams, Glanrhyd; Davies, Cochmaen; Anne Davies, Moelfre. Front Row : Dai Davies, Dugoedydd; Sally Davies, Moelfre; Dory Theophilus; Eileen Davies, Derw House; Olwen Williams, Cwmdunant; Sally Davies, Dugoedydd; Mari Davies, Moelfre; Erwyd Jenkins, Ty Cornel.

In Front:
Nan Theophilus, Samuel Jenkins, Ty Cornel (Teacher); Eirlys Jenkins.