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Blaengwrach in the parish of Glyncorrwg

Church Records
Directories
Occupations
Population
Public Records

Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on  FreeReg

The parish church is dedicated to St. Mary, is in the Benefice of Aberpergwm and Blaengwrach, and the Diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
- 1895-1970 1849-1987 1896-1950 1846-1860
Held at the National Library of Wales

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

  • Aberpergwm Ecclesiastical Parish records       "....... include registers of St. Cadocs, Aberpergwm and St. Marys, Blaengwrach of marriages, 1837-1981; baptisms, 1849-1986; banns, 1895-1987; burials, 1849-1981; services, 1940-1988; churchwardens records, 1924-1949; vestry minutes, 1863-1977; parochial church council minutes, 1920-1975; church affairs, 1935-1980; church organisations, 1937-1942; civil and miscellaneous records, 1926-1959"

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Glyn-Neath, with Aberpergwm, Glyncorrwg, Blaenwrach and Resolven, from the Post Office Directory for 1871.

Occupations

Cwmgwrach level on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Banner of Blaengwrach Lodge of the N.U.M  - on People's Collection Wales

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

  • Blaengwrach Lodge     "Minute books 1946-1948; Employment registers 1906-1971; Empire Colliery price list 1915; Cwmgwrach Colliery price list 1954; Schedule of wages rates 1947; National Coal Board and National Union of Mineworkers' circulars 1947-1954; Financial records 1956"

Population

The Population of Blaengwrach was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 498 1851 - 346 1861 - 280 1871 - 324 1881 - 267 1891 - 206

Public Records

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

  • Blaen-gwarach tithe plan and apportionment           "Photocopies [late 20th century] of tithe plan, 1846 and tithe apportionment, 1845, of Blaengwrach"

  [Last Updated : 4 Dec 2011 -  Gareth Hicks]