"TYLORSTOWN, which takes its name from the collieries formerly belonging to Messrs A. Tylor & Co and now owned by Messrs. D. Davis and Sons, Limited, is a township forming part of the Rhondda Urban District, 7 miles north-north-west from Pontypridd, with a station on the Ferndale branch of the Great Western railway; in 1887, together with Ferndale and Mardy, it was formed into an ecclesiastical parish, but in 1900 Ferndale and Mardy were separated from Tylorstown and re-constituted as a district parish. It is in the hundred of Miskin, petty sessional division of Lower Miskin, Pontypridd union and county court district, rural deanery of Rhondda and archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaff. Holy Trinity church, erected in 1883, at a cost of £1400, is a building of Welsh sandstone with Bath stone dressings, ... In 1903 a new vestry was built and an organ provided : there are 307 sittings. The register dates from the year 1887. The living is a perpetual curacy, net yearly value £293, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Llandaff and the Board of Patronage, ...
The church of St. Mary Magdalen, PONTYGWAITH, was erected in 1896 at the cost of Mrs. Llewellyn, of Baglan Hall. The Rev. Reginald Edward King L.Div. of St. David's College, Lampeter, is curate in charge.
The population of this ecclesiastical parish in 1901 was 7,564, and in 1911, 12,040.
St. David’s Welsh church, erected in 1908, at a cost of £2000, is a building of Welsh sandstone with Bath stone dressings, ...: there are 400 sittings. The curate in charge is the Rev. W. Rhys Goodwin B.A." [Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]