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Taff's Well in the Parish of Eglwysilan

Archives and Libraries

Taffs Well Library
Cardiff Road
Taffs Well
CF15 7PL

Cemeteries

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

  • Glandwr Taf Independant Church
  • Tabor Calvinistic Methodist Church

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Taffs Well 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 Parish of St. James, Taff's Well, Chapel of Ease to Eglwysilan, transferred to Tongwynlais in 1954

The parish church is dedicated to St. James, is in the Benefice of Tongwynlais, 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 ST123834.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1897-1933 1925-1971 - - -

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 National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Tabor, Calvinistic Methodist - 1916 - ST 12138357
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Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Whitchurch, with the parishes and villages of Lisvane, Llanishen, Pentyrch, Tongwynlais, Taff's Well and Walnut Tree Bridge, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Taffs Well 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 ST121832 (Lat/Lon: 51.540783, -3.268892), Taffs Well which are provided by: