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Cwmavon in the Parish of Michaelston-super-Avon

Business and Commerce Records

  • Cwm Avon and Oakwood collieries

1874-1901: miscellaneous records
[Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff]

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cwmavon area or see them printed on a map.

Church Records

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

Non Conformist Registers

Nonconformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/
Seion, Congregational 1822-1837 - 1760-1769 SS 77489186 PRO
Seion, Congregational - 1908-1988 - SS 77489186 WGAS
English Wesleyan - 1938-1971 - SS 78359226 WGAS

WGRO - West Glamorgan Archive Service
PRO - Public Record Office, London

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cwmavon which are provided by:


Cwmavon - List of Residents in c1850           Contributed by Bryan Richards

Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS781923 (Lat/Lon: 51.616243, -3.762105), Cwmavon which are provided by:


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

  • Industrial Records: collieries                              Including " .............Cwmavon & Oakwood Collieries 1878-1901..................."


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

  • Cwmavon School records               " ........ including log books, 1863-1965; photocopies [late 20th century] of admission registers, 1874-1892."
  • Tymaen School log books        1888-1910                Tymaen Infants School was situated in Cwmavon