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Help and advice for Pontlottyn in the Parish of Gelligaer

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Pontlottyn in the Parish of Gelligaer

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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. Tyfaelog, is in the Benefice of Pontlottyn with Fochriw, 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 SO117060.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1870-1918 1864-1928 1871-1924 - -

These registers have been temporarily withdrawn, however 'imperfect' facsimile copies are available on request from Record Office staff (Sept. 1996)

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

  • Pontlottyn Ecclesiastical Parish     " ....... including registers of baptisms, 1870-1918; marriages, 1864-1928; burials, 1871-1924; banns, 1919-1946; photographs, 1875-1903"


Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Zoar, Baptist 1837-1844 - - SO 11540627 NLW
Mount Zion, Primitive Methodist 1936-1971 1957-1966 - SO 11670623 GRO
Nazareth, Wesleyan 1843-1916 - - SO 11670608 NLW

GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Description and Travel

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

  • Photographs of Pontlottyn and locality  1897-1992
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Historical Geography

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Pontlottyn to another place.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO115062 (Lat/Lon: 51.747440, -3.283367), Pontlottyn which are provided by:


Rhymney Merthyr Colliery, Pontlottyn (Tynewydd colliery) on the Miners' Advice site