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Fforest Fach in the Parish of Llangyfelach

Business and Commerce Records

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

  • Weig Brick and Tile Company Records          "The Weig Brick and Tile Company, Swansea, Glamorgan, worked clay pits in the Cockett area of Swansea, mostly round Weig Fawr Farm, during the early 20th century. The company's works were situated to the south of Carmarthen Road, at the end of Ael-y-Bryn Road, Fforestfach
    "Records of Weig Brick and Tile Company, 1919-1929, including financial records, 1922-1925; employee records, [?1925]; correspondence, 1919-1929."

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Fforest-fach 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. Illtyd, is in the Benefice of Swansea St. Peter (Cockett), 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 SS619964.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet

The records  for St Peter, Cockett on  Archives Network Wales  has this note "St Peter (Cockett) Ecclesiastical Parish Records; - Parish formed from St Mary's in 1878. From it came Waunarlwydd, Swansea St Luke's (Cwmbwrla) and Caereithin. Includes St Illtyd's, Fforestfach (built 1897) and formerly St Deiniol's, Skomer Place, opened 1961, closed c. 1970)."

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Fforest-fach (church) to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS619964 (Lat/Lon: 51.649341, -3.997568), Fforest-fach which are provided by:

Occupations

  • Mynydd Newydd Colliery, Fforest fach  on the Welsh Coal Mines site - includes a photograph of its underground chapel
  • Worcester Colliery, Fforest fach on the Welsh Coal Mines site