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Trehafod in the Parish of Llanwonno

"HAVODDRYENOG, a hamlet in Llanwonno parish, Glamorgan; on the Rhondda branch of the Taff Valley railway, near Newbridge Junction, and between the rivers Taff and Rhondda, 5 miles N of Llantrissant. It contains the village of Havoddryenog, and part of Newbridge; and it has a railway station of the name of Havod. ..." [From John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)  on Vision of Britain]

"TREHAFOD, 2 miles north-west, partly in the parish of Pontypridd and partly in that of Rhondda, is a village, with Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist and Wesleyan chapels. Trehafod school, under the control of the Rhondda Education Committee; built in 1878 for 293 boys, 290 girls & 358 infants; William Thomas Griffiths, master; Mrs. M. Howells, mistress; Miss Elizabeth Ann Meredith, infants' mistress"  [From  Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923  (ArchiveCDBooks)  - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]



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

  • Siloam Calvinistic Methodist Church


Church Records

or 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. Barnabas, is in the Benefice of Pwllgwaun with Llanddewi Rhondda, and diocese of Llandaff. 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 ST045908.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
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Description and Travel

Historic Landscape Characterisation: The Rhondda - on the CADW site.  
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Trehafod - on Wikipedia

Trehafod - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

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


1880 (Slaters Directory)


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Historical Geography

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



Rhondda Heritage Park - Lewis Merthyr Colliery - on the Show Caves site

'Going Home' (Trehafod) by George Chapman 1960s, etching on the People's Collection Wales site (use search box)

 Rhondda Heritage Park