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Trealaw in the Parish of Ystradyfodwg


References to the village of Trealaw at


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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, is in the Benefice of Porth St. Paul with Trealaw, and the 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 ST002922.

Anglican Parish Registers
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Description and Travel

Historic Landscape Characterisation: The Rhondda - on the CADW site.  
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Trealaw - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

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Historical Geography

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


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST003921 (Lat/Lon: 51.618819, -3.441519), Trealaw which are provided by:

Social life and Customs

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

  • Maes-yr-haf Settlement (Trealaw, Rhondda, Glamorgan)     1900-1983         "The Maes-yr-haf Settlement (Trealaw, Rhondda, Glamorgan) was established following emergency relief operations organised by the Society of Friends (Quakers) in the Rhondda valleys during the 1926 coal strike. While organising the distribution of clothing and food in the Rhondda, several prominent Quakers, including Emma Noble, of Swindon, Wiltshire, became convinced of the need for a more permanent form of help to the area. Through the autumn and winter of 1926-1927, the idea rapidly developed to establish a Quaker Social Settlement. A large Victorian house, Maes-yr-haf, was purchased at Trealaw, near Tonypandy. The first Wardens of the Settlement, William and Emma Noble of Swindon, moved into Maes-yr-haf in April 1927; they were to remain there until 1945. As direct relief work, distributing food and clothing, came to an end, the Maes-yr-haf Settlement developed as an educational and social centre. The Settlement ran a wide range of classes for the unemployed, from 'moral philosophy' to more practical boot repairing centres..............................................."