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Nantymoel in the Parish of Llangeinor

"NANTYMOEL is a conventional district formed in 1914; it lies at the extreme end of Ogmore Valley, and has a station on the Llynvi and Ogmore branch of the Great Western railway, 10 miles by rail from Bridgend. The church of St. Peter, erected in 1890 as a chapel of ease to Llangeinor, is a building of stone the Early English style,... there are 240 sittings. In 1921 the living was constituted a vicarage, net yearly value £250; it is in the gift of the Bishop of Llandaff and the Board of Patronage, ... The church of St. Paul, erected in 1909 at a cost of £1950, as a chapel of ease to Llangenor, is a stone building in the Early English style,....: there are 300 sittings. The Rev. Henry Withers has been curate in charge since 1918. A cemetery of 5 acres, formed in 1887, at a cost of £3.500, contains a chapel and mortuary; it is under the control of the Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council. The Nantymoel Workmen's Hall, and Instiute, erected in 1909 at a cost of £4000, and enlarged in 1910 at a cost of £3000, is used for concerts and other entertainments, and will hold 1000 persons; attached to the hall is a reading room, a small hall, ending library, billiard and games rooms. Here is the Ocean coal pit." [From  Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923  (ArchiveCDBooks)  - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]


Church Records

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Nonconformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Horeb, Baptist - 1982-1988 - SS 93579255 GRO
Dinam, Calvinistic Methodist 1903-1918 - - SS 93539257 NLW
Dinam, Calvinistic Methodist - 1912-1985 - SS 93539257 GRO

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


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Wyndham/Western Colliery, Nantymoel on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Nantymoel Workmens' Hall and Institute - records in the South Wales Coalfield Collection