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Aberaman in the Parish of Aberdare

Church Records
Description and Travel


The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Saron Congregational Church

Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

The church is dedicated to St. Margaret, is in the Benefice of Aberaman and Abercwmboi with Cwmaman, and diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SO009017.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
- - - - 1900
Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Gwawr, Baptist - 1970-1976 - SO 01220136 GRO
Saron, Congregational - 1929-1991 - SO 01270151 GRO
Shiloh, Wesleyan 1857-1933 - - SO 01330121 NLW
Shiloh, Wesleyan*
*not on WGAS online list
1966-1968 - - SO 01330121 WGAS

GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
WGAS - West Glamorgan Archive Service

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Aberaman Ecclesiastical Parish records   1882-1955     "Aberaman was created as a parish in 1883 out of the ancient parish of Aberdare. The church of St. Margaret was erected in 1883 ................... St. Barnabas, an iron church, was erected in 1897 as a chapel-of-ease. Abercwmboi (formerly Cap Coch) was a conventional district and its church dedicated to St. Peter"

Description and Travel

Aberaman photographs - on Aberdare online

Aberaman- on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

Aberaman - on wikipedia


Aberaman Carnival, held during the General Strike of 1926  - on the People's Collection Wales site


Aberaman Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site

  [Last Updated :  27 August 2012 - Gareth Hicks]