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Cefn-Pennar in the Parish of Aberdare
"CEVNPENNAR (CEVN-PENNAR), a hamlet, in the parish of ABERDARE, within the limits of the borough of MERTHYR-TYDVIL, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 2 miles (E. S. E.) from Aberdare. The population is returned with the parish. This hamlet, which is well wooded, is situated on the western declivity of the Twyn-Mawr mountain. The Aberdare canal passes close to, and parallel with, the river Cynon, in the lower part of it." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833) © Mel Lockie]
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. Illtyd, is in the Benefice of Mountain Ash and Miskin, and the 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 ST037005.
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Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Mountain Ash Division Elementary/Primary schools records Include " ..... Cefnpennar school, 1895-1936......."