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Treherbert in the Parish of Ystradyfodwg

Archives and Libraries

Treherbert Library
Bute Square
Treherbert
CF42 5NR

Cemeteries

The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Carmel Independant Chapel
  • Libanus Baptist Chapel

Churches

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

The church is dedicated to St. Alban, is in the Benefice of Treherbert with Treorchy, 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 SS956970.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet

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

  • Treherbert Ecclesiastical Parish records          ".......... including registers of baptisms, 1893-1959; marriages, 1891-1998"

 

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Bethany, Baptist - 1934-1938 - SS 93749856 GRO
Horeb, Calvinistic Methodist - 1908-1970 - SS 93639850 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

Treherbert - on Wikipedia

Treherbert - on the RCT Photo Archive - use search box

Treherbert - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

You can see pictures of Treherbert 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-graig, 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 Treherbert has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS941983 (Lat/Lon: 51.673412, -3.532919), Treherbert which are provided by:

Occupations

Public Records

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

  • Treherbert Hospital, Rhondda records          1928-83     "......... established by grants from the Miners' Welfare Fund and by public subscription. The hospital was opened in 1927............."

Schools

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

  • Treherbert Secondary School records         "Diary 1955-65"                 ".........established in 1929 as a Senior school. ....................."

Social life and Customs

Treherbert and District Band - "Treherbert Band is one of the longest established bands in the South Wales area. Historians believe it was originally the Treherbert Drum and Fife Band, in existence around 1897, which was the forerunner to today's band..................."