There are about thirty nonconformist chapels, in nearly a third of which the services are Welsh.
GEORGE BURDER (1752-1832), English Nonconformist divine, was born in London on the 5th of June 1752.
JOSEPH PRIESTLEY (1733-1804), English chemist and Nonconformist minister, was born on the 13th of March 1733 at Fieldhead, a hamlet near Birstal in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
The Marriage Act 1898 dispensed with the necessity of the attendance of a registrar at marriages celebrated at a nonconformist place of worship, substituting in place thereof a person duly authorized by the trustees of the place of worship, if the persons intending to be married so desire; but the parties may, if they wish, still require the presence of the registrar.
It was Whig in politics and Nonconformist in theology.