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Treforest in the Parish of Llantwit Fardre

Business and Commerce Records

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

  • Metal Alloys (South Wales) Ltd records       1939-1970      "The Treforest Industrial Estate was granted Special Area status in the 1930s as part of the government's response to high levels of unemployment in the south Wales coalfield. In the late 1930s, a large number of Jewish entrepreneurs and tradesmen fleeing persecution in Germany and Central Europe re-located to Treforest. One such firm was Metal Alloys (South Wales) Ltd, founded by two Czech Jews, Dr Roth and E. Lux,............................."

Cemeteries

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

  • Saron Presbyterian Methodist Chapel

Churches

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

Trefforest - on Wikipedia

Treforest ( and Trading Estate) - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

You can see pictures of Treforest which are provided by:

Directories

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

1880 (Slaters Directory)

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Treforest 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 Treforest to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST085891 (Lat/Lon: 51.593246, -3.322326), Treforest which are provided by: