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Rhydyfelin in the Parish of Eglwysilan

Archives and Libraries

Rhydyfelin Library
Poplar Road
Rhydyfelin
CF37 5LR

Cemeteries

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

  • Bethlehem Baptist Church

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Rhydyfelin area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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. Luke, and is in the Benefice of Rhydyfelin. 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 ST091878.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
- - - 1964-1976 -

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

  • Rhydyfelin Ecclesiastical Parish records  " ......... is a modern parish within the rural deanery of Rhondda in the diocese of Llandaff. It is situated south of Pontypridd and was formed from the conventional district of Cilfynydd in Pontypridd ecclesiastical parish in 1908. St. Luke??'s Mission church was originally a chapel of ease"
    " ......... records inlcuding registers of banns, 1964-1976; services, 1933-1969"

Description and Travel

This place is alternatively spelled Rhydfelen - see Wikipedia

Rhydyfelin - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

You can see pictures of Rhydyfelin which are provided by:

Directories

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

 

1880 (Slaters Directory)

Historical Geography

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

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST095885 (Lat/Lon: 51.588014, -3.307739), Rhydyfelin which are provided by: