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Fochriw in the Parish of Gelligaer

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Fochriw 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. Mary and St. Andrew, is in the Benefice of Fochriw with Pontlottyn, and the 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 SO103045.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet

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

  • Fochriw Ecclesiastical Parish records      " ......... including registers of banns, 1911-1949; services, 1916-1927"

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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

History

Fochriw - a History of a South Wales mining village

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO106053 (Lat/Lon: 51.739207, -3.296168), Fochriw which are provided by:

Occupations

Fochriw Colliery - on the Welsh Coal Mines site;   and Cae Glas Mine  near Fochriw