Search

This is a Past Event and has been archived.

Click Here for Current Events in this Area.
Nonconformity in Wales

Nonconformity in Wales

Zoom talk
Are records relating to your Welsh ancestors missing from Parish Registers? The reason could be that they were chapel members. The 1851 Religious Census in Wales revealed that almost 80% of the population worshipped as part of non-conformist congregations.

In this talk, Gill Thomas examines online and offline resources available in researching Welsh non-conformity, be it Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, Unitarian, Congregationalist or Society of Friends.

Gill tells us how non-conformist worship in Wales has been a feature of Welsh culture for hundreds of years: open-air revival meetings; song and culture celebrated at Gymanfa Ganu and the Eisteddfod; the chapel has been the core of many communities in a uniquely Welsh way. Understanding how our Welsh ancestors worshipped is an essential key to our family histories.

You can also join Gill for a Question and Answer session at the end of the talk.
This one-hour live Zoom course runs from 16.00 to 17.00 UK time. The cost is £10.00. For Members of the Society of Genealogists, a discounted price of £5.00 is available.
Virtual Class   
We use Zoom for our virtual classes.
Sat 14 Nov 2020
Contact telephone: 02075533290 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
Share this page
Back to List

Other Similar Events

Death Records - Bringing your Ancestors Back to Life
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road Tomorrow
Dating Family Photographs, 1840-1940
Society of Genealogists Sat 5 Dec 2020
American Research for British Researchers: County and State Records
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road Sat 5 Dec 2020
Family History Getaway: Family History Research Before 1837
Society of Genealogists, 14 Charterhouse Buildings, Goswell Road Tue 8 Dec 2020 to Thu 10 Dec 2020