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 church of St Martin was built in 1879, and there are Nonconformist chapels.
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.