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Maesteg in the Parish of Llangynwyd

Bibliography
Business and Commerce Records
Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
Occupations
Public Records
Schools

Bibliography

References to the town of Maesteg at

 

Wakefield, Arthur. Little boy lost. Valley & Vale, 1994. Born in the Welsh valleys (Maesteg) during the early part of the 20th Century, Arthur Wakefield struggled to overcome the stigma of illegitimacy and carve out his own identity.

Business and Commerce Records

Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

Maesteg consists of two modern parishes :-

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/
Copies
Zion, Baptist - 1911-1937 - SS 85459136 GRO
Tabor, Calvinistic Methodist 1860-1984 1910-1968, 1971-1979 - SS 85439106 NLW
Carmel, Congregational 1807-1837 - - SS 85679102 PRO/
WGAS
Carmel, Congregational 1829-1840 - - SS 85679102 GRO
Castle Street, Wesleyan - 1935-1968 - SS 85359141 GRO

GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
PRO - Public Record Office, London
WGAS  -  West Glamorgan Archive Service 

A set of fiche have been produced by the Glamorgan Family History Society covering the burial registers and Monumental Inscriptions of Bethania Welsh Baptist Church, Maesteg. Visit their website for information on how to purpose the fiche.

Description and Travel

Maesteg - on Wikipedia

Directories

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.

Occupations

Coal mines that were in production at various times in the Llynfi Valley in the period 1840-1985. A list by David Lewis

The People's Collection Wales site has material for this area, use the onsite search box

Bryn Navigation Colliery, Maesteg on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Maesteg Deep Drift  on the Welsh Coal Mines 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;

 

Maesteg in the Parish of Llangynwyd


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