"LLANDYVODOG (LLAN-DYVODWG), a parish in the hundred of OGMORE, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 5 1/2 miles (N. E. by N.) from Bridgend, containing 309 inhabitants. In this parish, which is within the mineral basin of South Wales, the coal is principally worked for the supply of the immediate neighbourhood ; and numerous chalybeate springs of great efficacy are found, deriving their mineral impregnation from ores of iron, which abound throughout the vicinity................. A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833
The church is dedicated to St. Tyfodwg, and is in the Benefice of Tonyrefail with Gilfach Goch and Llandyfodwg. 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 SS956872.
[Since 1st Oct 2006 St David's Church, Wyndham together with St. Tyfodwg's Church, Glyn Ogwr are now in the Parish of Llandyfodwg and Cwm Ogwr. This new parish covers all of the Ogmore Valley to Blackmill & Glyn Ogwr.]
Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
1696, 1721, 1723-1779, 1781-1837
The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-
Llandyfodwg, St. Tyfodwg - Christenings (BT's), 1813-1864
Llandyfodwg (65); Aber, Aber Ho, Aber ?, Abercerdin, Blaen-ogwr-uchaf, Bryn-cae, Bwlch-y-Clawdd, Cae Rosser, Coal level (north of Aber House), Coal Level (east of Aber House), Coal Level (south of Abercerdin), Colliery (north of Price Town), Colliery (Gilfach Goch), Craig-y-Gelli,Craig Ogwr, Cwm D?, Cwm Ogwr-fawr, Cwm-y-Ffo?, Dolau-Ifan-ddu, Ford (north of Glyn-coch), G? (near Llandyfodwg), Gadlys, Garn Fach, Garn Fawr, Gelli Road, Gilfach Goch, Hendre-Ifan-goch, Inn (near Llandyfodwg), Llandyfodwg, Maendy, Mynydd Maendy, Mynydd Maesteg, Mynydd y Gw?, Mynydd yr Aber, Mynydd William Meyrick, Nant Blaenogwr, Ogwr Fach, Ogwr Fawr, Pant-y-g?, Pant-y-?, Pen-llwyn-gwent, Price Town, Pwll-y-?, Res'r (north of Hendre-Ifan-goch), Rhiwglyn, Talga,Vicarage (near Llandyfodwg), ?lwyn-yr-ysgol, ?ach-?ydd, ?ryn-chw?.