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Gadlys in the Parish of Aberdare
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 at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
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Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Gadlys which are provided by:
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN995029 (Lat/Lon: 51.715752, -3.456180), Gadlys which are provided by:
Gadlys Ironworks - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site "The Gadlys Ironworks were opened in 1827 by a partnership of George Rowland Morgan, Edward Morgan Williams and Matthew Wayne.............................."
"In 1827, Mathew Wayne, who had been the furnace manager at Cyfarthfa set up an iron works at Gadlys, this was a small works with one furnace but in less than a year he was sending down the canal to Cardiff 450 tons of iron. " [Based on Chapels in the Valley by D Ben Rees, 1975]
Gadlys Colliery - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trailsite "The origin of this pit lies in Gadlys Ironworks and the need for coal and ironstone to keep the works in production. The pit also known as Victoria Pit ............................."