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Trecynon in the Parish of Aberdare


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

  • Hen-dy-Cwrdd Unitarian Church
  • St. Fagan

Church Records

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

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on  FreeReg for St Fagan

The church is dedicated to St. Fagan, is in the Benefice of Aberdare St. Fagan, 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 found at grid reference SN993038.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1854-1975 1854-1953 1854-1864, 1866-1942 - -

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

  • Aberdare, St. Fagan Ecclesiastical Parish records     "St. Fagan's, Aberdare is a modern parish within the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaff. It is situated in the village of Trecynon near the town of Aberdare in the Rhondda valley. The parish was formed from the ancient parish of Aberdare in 1856................................"


Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Heol-y-felin, Ebenezer, Congregational - - 1811-1835 SN 99430357 PRO
Hen Dy Cwrdd, Unitarian 1788-1793 - - SN 99530351 GRO

PRO - Public Record Office, London
GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff

Description and Travel

Trecynon - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

Trecynon - on wikipedia


  [Last Updated : 27 August 2012  Gareth Hicks