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The town of Bridgend in the Parishes of Newcastle & Coity

Archives and Libraries
Bibliography
Business and Commerce Records
Cemeteries
Census
Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
Genealogy
Medical Records

Military History
Poorhouses, Poor Law etc
Public Records
Schools
Social Life and Customs
Town Records

Archives and Libraries

Bridgend Public Library

Bridgend County Borough Council/ Library Service / Local and Family History Centre - one of six centres in Britain that hold the GRO indexes. They have started to index births, mariages & deaths  from the Glamorgan Gazette and these indexes (1866 -) are available for downloading online in pdf format.

Bibliography

An on-line index to the book Old Bridgend in Photographs, published by Stewart Williams, Barry [1978] has been provided by Huw Daniel.

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 :-

Census

The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing an enumerated transcription and a personal name index. These are available for the years :

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 Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/
Copies
Ruhamah, Welsh Baptist 1800-1837 - - SS 90527984 PRO
Nolton Street, Calvinistic Methodist 1924-1971 - 1944-1949 SS 90647969 NLW
Tabernacle, Congregational 1785-1837 - - SS 90617983 PRO
Tabernacle, Congregational 1801-1847, 1857-1891 - 1861-1874 SS 90617983 GRO
Tabernacle, Congregational 1810-1840 - - SS 90617983 NLW
Tabernacle, Congregational     1785-1789,     1818-1837

 

 

 

    WGAS

Bethel Ind, Bridgend

    1785-1789,     1818-1837

 

 

 

    WGAS

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

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

Description and Travel

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

Bridgend Today - Bridgend & District Recorder site

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Bridgend, and district, for the years:-

1858-9 (Slaters Directory) 1880 (Slaters Directory) (65k)

Genealogy

Obituary of Thomas Stockwood of Bridgend from the Glamorgan Gazette 27th Dec 1895, includes general commentary on Bridgend society. Also a separate  article regarding the Stockwood family's association with the Glamorgan Gazette

Medical Records

Military History

Glamorgan Yeomanry, Bridgend c 1897 - on the People's Collection Wales site (use search box)

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

Bridgend & Cowbridge 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

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

Social Life and Customs

Town Records

 

The town of Bridgend in the Parishes of Newcastle & Coity


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