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"MAES-Y-CWMMER is a hamlet of the parish of Bedwas, 4½ miles north, and partly included in the ecclesiastical parish of Mynyddysluyn, and has a chapel of ease of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, porch and a bell turret, containing one bell: there are 200 sittings. The Rev. J.A. Williams is curate-in-charge. Here are Baptist, Welsh Congregational and Calvinistic Methodist chapels."

[Description(s) from Kelly's Directory of Monmouthshire & S Wales, 1895]

  • Monumental Inscriptions (on microfiche) for the following burial grounds::
    • Church of All Saints
    • Zoar Methodist Church
    • Tabor United Reformed Church
    are available from the Glamorgan Family History Society. Please visit their website for information on how to purchase.

Church History

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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


  • Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348.  Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST155945 (Lat/Lon: 51.642883, -3.222602), Maesycwmmer which are provided by: