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Abercwmboi in the parish of Aberdare

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Abercwmboi area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church Records

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

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/
 Copies
Cap Coch, Wesleyan 1857-1933 - - SO 02250008 NLW
Cap Coch, Wesleyan*
*not on WGAS online list 
1966-1968 - - SO 02250008 WGAS
Cap Coch, Wesleyan - 1964-1969,
1972-1986
- SO 02250008 GRO

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

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

  • Abercwmboi Ecclesiastical Parish records     "Abercwmboi parish, formerly known as Cap Coch was a conventional district of Aberaman. The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, was closed in 1974"  "........ records including registers of baptisms, 1920-1976; marriages, 1924-1974; confirmations, 1960-1974; services, 1931-1964; miscellaneous records, 1933-1969........."

Description and Travel

Abercwmboi photographs - on Aberdare online

Abercwmboi - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

Abercwmboi - on wikipedia

You can see pictures of Abercwmboi which are provided by:

Historical Geography

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

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST024999 (Lat/Lon: 51.689299, -3.413375), Abercwmboi which are provided by:

Occupations

Abercwmboi Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site

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

  • Phurnacite Project   1981     "The Phurnacite Project was a study of the Phurnacite plant at Abercwmboi in the Cynon Valley and its economic and environmental impact. It is made up of a number of interviews of union officials at the plant, workers at the plant and those working at collieries that supplied the plant. A documentary was compiled from the interviews and some additional footage. Some funding was received from the Welsh Arts Council."