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Pontardawe in the Parish of Llangiwg

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Description and Travel
Directories
Genealogy
History
Military History
Occupations
Poorhouses, Poor Law etc
Public Records
Schools

Archives and Libraries

Pontardawe Library

Bibliography

References to the town of Pontardawe at

Business and Commerce Records

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

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. Peter, is in the Benefice of Llangiwg (Pontardawe), and Diocese of Swansea and Brecon. 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 SN694014.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1862-1915 1863-1934 - - -

See under Chapels and Churches on the Cwmgors/Waun site

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
English, Wesleyan - 1924-1977 - SN 72440405 WGRO
Horeb, Wesleyan 1929-1965 - - SN 72030415 NLW

NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
WGRO - West Glamorgan Record Office, Swansea

Description and Travel

Pontardawe - on Wikipedia

Pontardawe Historians. Around Pontardawe, [The Archive Photographic Series],1996. Index by Gareth Hicks.

Pontardawe Historians. Around Pontardawe - The second selection, 1999. Index by Gareth Hicks

Directories

Genealogy

 Cwmgors/Waun site   A collection of links and genealogical material relating to the district surrounding these adjoining villages in the parish of Llangiwg - including some material on Pontardawe

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

History

Davies, John Henry. Pontardawe and district, 1967. Index by Gareth Hicks

Healy, Kathleen. Growing up in a Welsh Valley (based on Pontardawe 1920-1940), 1999. Index by Jill Smith

Morgan, J E. The History of Pontardawe, 1911. Index by Gareth Hicks.

Phillips, W J.  Iolo Morganwg and the Rees family of Gelligron. National Library of Wales journal. 1965, Winter Volume XIV/2

Reed, Clive.Two Centuries of Pontardawe 1794-1994, 1994. Index by Phil Vaughan

Military History

Pontardawe War Memorial. Contributed by Bernard Garland, 2001

Occupations

See under Coal Mining on the Cwmgors/Waun site

Poorhouses, Poor Law etc

Workhouse - on the Cwmgors/Waun site

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

 

Public Records

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

Schools

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

 

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Pontardawe in the Parish of Llangiwg


[Last Updated : 3 Oct 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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