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Porthcawl in the Parish of Newton Nottage

Bibliography
Business and Commerce Records
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
Military History
Occupations
Public Records

Bibliography

References to the Parish of Newton Nottage and the town of Porthcawl at the British Library

List of images which can be found in the books Views of Old Porthcawl, Volume 1 , Volume 2, published by Porthcawl Museum & Historical Society

Business and Commerce Records

  • Porthcawl Gas Company
    1929-49: plans, reports, specifications
    [Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff]
  • Porthcawl Water Works
    1891-92: articles of association, agreements, revenue account, report, and plans
    [Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff - Reference: 11/855-72]

Church History

See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of All Saints Church, Porthcawl

Church Records

For 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 All Saints, and is in the Benefice of Newton Nottage. 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 SS816770.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited

Description and Travel

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl - on Wikipedia

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Bridgend, and Porthcawl, from Slaters Directory for 1858-1859.

Transcript of Porthcawl, with Newton Nottage and neighbourhoods, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Military History

War Memorial, Porthcawl. Contributed by Brian Comley

Occupations

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

  • Convalescent home, Porthcawl records     1862-1974      "The Rest was established as a seaside convalescent hospital for the working classes, particularly miners, in 1862, in Porthcawl, Glamorgan, at the initiative of Dr James Lewis, of Maesteg, Glamorgan. Lewis was supported by Florence Nightingale, the reformer of hospital nursing. The institution was maintained and supported by private contributors which included prominent landownwers, industialists, the trade union movement, friendly societies and a host of private individuals; it was rebuilt in the 1870s-1880s. It remains active as Rest Bay Convalescent Home."

Public Records

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

  • Porthcawl Local Board of Health     1893-95    " ...... created in 1893, out of the Bridgend and Cowbridge Rural Sanitary District. It covered the parish of Newton Nottage, including the town of Porthcawl and the villages of Nottage and Newton. ..............."
  • Porthcawl Urban District Council records      1895-1974

 

 

Porthcawl in the Parish of Newton Nottage [Last Updated : 3 Oct 2012 - Gareth Hicks]