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Help and advice for Blaenrhondda in the Parish of Ystradyfodwg

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Blaenrhondda in the Parish of Ystradyfodwg

Churches

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

Church Records

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

Nonconformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Calfaria, Baptist - 1952-1974 - SS 92759978 GRO
Bethesda, Calvinistic Methodist - 1917-1959, 1964-1968 - SN 92650010 NLW

GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Description and Travel

Historic Landscape Characterisation: The Rhondda - on the CADW site.  
Fully explore the site - there are separate detailed sections for places in the area

You can see pictures of Blaenrhondda which are provided by:

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Treherbert and Ystrad-Rhondda, with the parish and hamlets of Ystradyfodwg, Blaen-y-cwm, Blaen-y-Rhondda, Cwmdare, Cwmpark, Llwynpia, Pen-y-griag, Penyrenglyn, Pentre, Ton-pentre-ystrad, Ton-y-pandy, Treorky, Tynewydd and Tynybedw, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Historical Geography

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

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS928997 (Lat/Lon: 51.685749, -3.552142), Blaenrhondda which are provided by:

Occupations

Blaenrhondda Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site