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Cwmdu in the Parish of Llangynwyd


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cwmdu 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.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cwmdu which are provided by:


Transcript of complete name listing for Maesteg, with the parishes and villages of Cwmdu, Baidan, Bettws, Llangeinor, Llangynwyd, Nantyfyllon and Spelter, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cwmdu 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 SS877918 (Lat/Lon: 51.613747, -3.623347), Cwmdu which are provided by:


St John's Colliery (site of older Cwmdu colliery) on the Welsh Coal Mines site

St John's Colliery, Maesteg - on the mindat site

Public Records

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

  • Cwmdu Local Board of Health, records     "Records of the Cwmdu Local Board of Health and Maesteg Local Board of Health: minutes, ledgers and accounts books pertaining to the Cwmdu and Maesteg Local Board of Health; minutes, 1858-1896, including Maesteg UDC minutes, 1895-1896; surveyors' reports, 1892-1896, including reports to Maesteg UDC, 1895-1896; ledgers, 1868-1894; account book, 1878-1892; and letter books, 1882-1892


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

  • Cwmdu and Llangynwyd School Board records             " ........ comprising of minute books, 1894-1901; Ledger, 1902-1903; Letter book, 1894"