Blaen-y-waun Baptist chapel - St Dogmaels. (1794-1813)

In early 1794 there were revivals in parts of Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, and Carmarthenshire, particularly along the banks of the Teifi. The church book of Blaen-y-waun noted as follows:

There was great success throughout this neighbourhood and the churches round about, of every persuasion for the most part; but the greatest success among the Baptists was at Blaenywaun. April 6th, 1794, 13 were baptised; May 4th, 24 were baptised; June 1st, 29 were baptised; June 29th, 33 were baptised; July 26th, 26 were baptised; August 24th, 8 were baptised; then 5, then 4, then 1. The total being 143.

NLW, Minor Deposit 1110B; also quoted in Rees, Hanes Blaenywaun, p. 25.

1814 At Blaenywaun, Pembrokeshire, 60 were baptized by immersion and added to the church.

This information was kindly provided by Geraint Jones

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