Cefncoedycymer

"COED-Y-CUMAR, a hamlet in the parish of Vainor, in the county of Brecon, 5 miles N.W. of Merthyr-Tydvil. The inhabitants are engaged in the extensive iron and copper works on the river Taff." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Church Records

A parish formed out of Y Faenor/Vaynor

Detailed information on deposited registers and transcripts for this parish is given under Breconshire Parish Registers on the Powys Archives website

As a guide only, the principal extant parochial church records for this parish span the dates shown below (as detailed in Parish Registers of Wales (NLW 2000) but exact current holdings should be confirmed with the individual Archives:

  • Baptisms 1877-1910, 1924-1950; Marriages 1883-1973; Burials - ; Banns 1926-1951 See Vaynor for Baptisms 1910-24 Parish Registers, or copies, for all or part of these dates are held at the NLW and/or Powys Archives. Bishops Transcripts - none detailed in source book
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Description and Travel

Family Search have an interactive map called "England and Wales Jurisdictions 1851" showing parish (and other) boundaries with optional background maps such as Ordnance Survey. There is also a Search facility, do read the guidance notes to get maximum benefit from this useful resource. See here for further background information to assist in the interpretation of this data

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cefncoedycymer has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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History

Drovers' Arms, Cefncoedycymer which was under threat by the new A465 'Heads of the Valleys' road, 21 December 1951 - on the People's Collection Wales  site

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