Ystradgynlais History

Soar Chapel, Seven Sisters

Soar Chapel, Seven Sisters

Congregational


Situated on Pen-y-Banc, Seven Sisters, Soar Chapel is a congregational establishment, constructed in 1878. It has an adjacent cemetery.


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Thank You to David whose Pillars of Faith website provides the information up to the 1930s: www.ministers.pillars-of-faith.com


David Morgan

David Morgan was minister of Soar Chapel, Seven Sisters from 1878 to 1898. He had previously been minister of Onllwyn from 1872 to 1907 and of Hermon, Ystradfellte from 1873 to 1907.

Edmund Davies

Edmund Davies was minister of Soar, Seven Sisters from 1899 to 1924. He had previously been minister of Hebron, Cymmer (Afan) from 1892 to 1899.

John Seymour Rees

John Seymour Rees was minister of Soar Congregational Chapel from 1927. He was previously minister of Ebenezer, Cefn Coed from 1915 to 1922 and of Tabor, Cefn Coed from 1917 to 1922, then of Hermon, Treorchy from 1923 to 1927.

From The Llais

The Llais newspaper had always included a round-up of happenings at local churches and chapels, even when these were not part of any particular story. Sometimes they advertised forthcoming events, and at other times who was preaching, or had preached there recently.


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