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St Matthew's Church, Dyffryn Clydach, Glamorgan

Denomination: Anglican

Dedication: St Matthew

Built: 1871

1. Dyffryn Clydach, a largely rural division of the ancient parish of Cadoxton-juxta-Neath, became a civil parish in 1894.
2. St Matthews' Church was erected in 1871 with money (£4,500) and land donated by local philanthropist Howel Gwyn (1829-1888). The church was built of Pennant stone from one of Gwyn's quarries. Howel Gwyn was buried in St Matthew's churchyard.
[Adapted from Dai and Angela Bevan's Family History website]

  Photography: Dai Bevan
Date: 13 September 2002
Camera: Kodak DX4900 Zoom digital
St Matthew's Church, Dyffryn Clydach

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