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Ynyshir in the Parish of Ystradyfodwg

Archives and Libraries

Ynyshir Library
Ynyshir Road
CF39 0EN



You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Ynyshir 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. Anne, is in the Benefice of Tylorstown with Ynyshir, 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 ST025929.

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;

  • Ynyshir Ecclesiastical parish records         "..........  including registers of baptisms, 1888-1940; marriages, 1888-1990; banns, 1927-1979; services, 1935-1977"
Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Ainon, Baptist - 1916-1969, 1971-1987 - ST 02449280

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

Ynyshir - on Wikipedia

Ynyshir - on the Old UK Photos site

Ynyshir - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

You can see pictures of Ynyshir which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ynyshir 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 ST024927 (Lat/Lon: 51.624580, -3.411363), Ynyshir which are provided by: