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The Town of Pontypridd

Archives and Libraries
Bibliography
Business and Commerce Records
Cemeteries
Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
Names, Personal
Occupations
Poorhouses, Poor Law etc
Public Records
Schools

Archives and Libraries

Bibliography

An on-line index to the book The Old Photographs Series, Pontypridd has been provided by Jean Gilson.

Pontypridd at War 1939-45, the Second World War at home by Don Powell [1999]

Victorian Pontypridd and its villages by Don Powell [1996]

Business and Commerce Records

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

Cemeteries

The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

Church Records

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

Pontypridd consists of three modern parishes :

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Tabernacle, Baptist - 1961-1981 - ST 07389044 GRO
Penuel, Calvinistic Methodist - 1929, 1936-1960 - ST 07269021 NLW
St. David's, Calvinistic Methodist - 1929 - ST 07179026 NLW
Sardis, Congregational - 1982 - ST 07118990 GRO
Gelliwastad Road, Wesleyan - 1933-1957 - ST 07219035 GRO

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

Description and Travel

Description of Newbridge from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.

Pontytown  Tales from the Riverbank - Pontypridd

Pontypridd - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Pontypridd, and district, from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-

1858-1859 (Slaters Directory) 1880 (Slaters Directory)

Names, Personal

Occupations

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

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Pontypridd Workhouse - on Peter Higginbotham's 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

The University of South Wales, Pontypridd (Treforest)

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

 

The Town of Pontypridd


[Last updated: 12 Sept 2013 - Gareth Hicks]

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