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Nantgarw in the Parish of Eglwysilan

Church Records
Description and Travel


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 Parish of St. Mary, Nantgarw, Chapel of Ease to Eglwysilan, transferred to Tongwynlais in 1954

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1897-1933 1952-1976 - - -

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

  • Tongwnlais with Taffs Well and Nantgarw Ecclesiastical Parish records      "St. James' church, Taffs Well and St. Mary's church, Nantgarw were built as chapels of ease in the parish of Eglwysilan and transferred to Tongwynlais in 1954."
    ".......... including registers of baptisms, 1879-1968; marriages, 1922-1985; banns, 1926-1985; services, 1923-1980; churchwardens records, 1924-1987; parochial church council minutes, 1898-1988; church council, 1955-1976; orders of services, 1938-1985; miscellaneous records, 1950-1981"


Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Wesleyan 1948-1982 - - ST 11568563

Description and Travel

Nantgarw - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site


Transcript of name listing for Pontypridd, and district, from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-


1880 (Slaters Directory)



Nantgarw Colliery on the Miners' Advice site

Nantgarw Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site

View of Nantgarw Pottery - on  People's Collection Wales 1  and People's Collection Wales   2.     
"The Nantgarw Pottery was established in 1813 by William Billingsley (also known as William Beeley) and his son-in-law, Samuel Walker. The pottery was situated alongside the Glamorganshire Canal, along which the china clay was transported from Cardiff and the finished products sent back for shipping to London.........."

  [Last Updated : 31 Oct 2010 - Gareth Hicks]