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Seven Sisters in the Parish of Cadoxton Juxta Neath


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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. Mary, is in the Benefice of Seven Sisters, 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 SN818090.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers Deposited


Nonconformist Registers Deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service (WGAS)
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/

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Description and Travel

Martyn's Ave and the Cinema, Seven Sisters  - on the Old UK site

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Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN821090 (Lat/Lon: 51.767184, -3.710006), Seven Sisters which are provided by:


A listing of employees on 12th June 1886 at Seven Sisters Colliery has been extracted from the book, A history of Seven Sisters, by Chris Evans [1964]

Seven Sisters Colliery, Dulais Valley on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Seven Sisters Colliery, 1943 - on the South Wales Coalfield Collection site

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

  • Evans and Bevan Anthracite Collieries records      "From the 1870s the Evans-Bevan family began to exploit the coal reserves in the Dulais Valley. The family opened numerous collieries in the area, the Seven Sisters pit perhaps being one of the most well-known. .................. The pit was named after the seven daughters of David Bevan. ....................... By the 1940's the Evans-Bevan family owned a total of seven collieries within seven miles of each other"
    "............general account books and files; colliery account books (subdivided into Brynteg Colliery, Cadoxton Collieries, Crynant Colliery, Gellia-Cadoxton Colliery, Gellia Colliery, Maesymarchog Colliery, Miscellaneous Collieries; Onllwyn Colliery, Rhyding Colliery, Seven Sisters Colliery; and Tor Cefn March Howell Colliery"  
  • Colliery Cost book for Torcefn, Brynteg, Crynant, Seven Sisters, Rhyding, Gellia.     6th June 1883-17th April 1886   
  • I.G. Jones (Cwmtwrch)           Including  " .............. price list: Seven Sisters Colliery 1899.............."
  • Seven Sisters Lodge     "Financial records 1949-1964"   
  • Trevor James (Treforgan)       "Colliery Manager's notebook (? for Seven Sisters Colliery) 1946-1947"  
  • NUM Seven Sisters Lodge      "Minute books, 1911-1964; Compensation register, 1943-1950; Attendence registers, 1915-1942; Financial records, 1899-1950"

Public Records

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

  • Dylais Higher Parish and Community Council records   "Records of Dylais Higher Parish and Community Councils and Seven Sisters Community Council, 1896-1989................................"


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

  • Seven Sisters School, records       "Records of  Seven Sisters/Blaendulais School, 1880-1980, including log books, 1884-1980; admission registers, 1917-1972; weekly summary attendance registers, 1946-1973; boys' yearly summary attendance registers, 1919-1933; punishment books, 1918-1979; correspondence relating to medical examinations, 1959-1961; staff records, 1917-1979; returns (infants) to the Board of Education, Welsh Department, 1922-1958; Central and Local Government correspondence and memoranda, 1880-1961; plans, [20th century]."