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Cymmer in the Parishes of Glyncorrwg and Llangynwyd


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cymmer 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. John the Evangelist, is in the Benefice of Glyncorrwg with Afan Vale and Cymmer Afan, 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 SS859961.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1939-1988 1927-1981 - - -

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

  • Cymmer Afan Ecclesiastical Parish records         " .....  including registers of marriages, 1927-1981 baptisms, 1939-1988; banns, 1952-1988; confirmations, 1940-1972; services, 1941-1989"


    Non Conformist Registers Deposited



Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref



1808-1837 - - SS 86129635








Register of


PRO- Public Record Office, London

WGAS - West Glamorgan Archive Service

Description and Travel

Cymmer village - on Wikipedia

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Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS861963 (Lat/Lon: 51.653870, -3.647911), Cymmer which are provided by:



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

  • Cymmer school records         "School log books, 1884-1945."           " ..... opened as a board school in 1884. In about 1927 it changed its name to Cymmer Afan School. It became a secondary school in 1945."