St George's Methodist War Memorial Church
In 1925 Rev George Kendall OBE, an English Senior Military Chaplain and Primitive Methodist Minister, decided to build a Church as a War Memorial. Rev Kendall served with many divisions including the Welsh division. Attached to the 53rd Welsh div post war, Rev Kendall had wanted to build a personal memorial to all the soldiers and officers who died in the Great War, many of whom he buried.
The land in Mill Street was donated by the owner, as was much of the building material. Local coal mining families and Tonyrefail residents donated w