St Illtyd's

St Illtyd's Catholic Church - Dowlais

Sunday Mass: 9:30 AM
St Illtyd's Roman Catholic Church, Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales CF48 3BT
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Built in the 19th Century, St Illtyd’s has been serving the people of Dowlais and the surrounding area for what is now approaching 200 hundred years.

Parish Priests at St Illtyd’s 

Fr Portal 1827 – 1836
Fr James Carroll 1836 – 1847
Fr James Dawson 1847 – 1852
Fr John Dawson 1852
Fr Patrick Millea 1852 – 1873
Fr Robert Cotter 1873
Fr Basil Harworth OSB 1873 – 1874
Fr Benedict Purton OSB 1874 – 1879
Fr Edmund Tunney OSB 1879 – 1880
Fr Cuthbert Pippett OSB 1880 – 1896
Fr Carew OSB 1897 – 1900
Canon Maurus Lucan OSB 1900 – 1917
Fr Ansem Wilson DD OSB 1917 – 1927
Fr Joseph Dawson OSB 1927 – 1930
Fr E M James 1930 – 1955
Canon Thomas McCormack 1955 – 1967
Canon John Forbes 1967 – 1977
Fr Paul Chidgey 1977 – 1986
Canon Dermot Clancy 1986 – 1992
Fr Nick James 1992 – 1997
Fr Dewi Davies 1997 – 2001
Fr Mike Evans 2001 – 2012
Fr Tom Regan OSB 2012 – 2013
Fr Barry English 2013 –