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Cwmaman in the Parish of Aberdare

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"Cwmaman, 2m. from Aberdare, Glamorgan; ... " [1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles on A Vision of Britain through Time.]

Cwmaman is now part of Rhondda Cynon Taf.


Business and Commerce Records

Cwmaman Coal Company Limited
1882-1928: minute books
[National Museum of Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF1 3NP - Reference: D/D Xjo]


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. Joseph, and is in the Benefice of Aberaman and Abercwmboi with Cwmaman. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be found at grid reference ST005997.

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited/
Soar, Calvinistic Methodist 1916-1982 - 1932-1974 ST 00449959 NLW
Bethel, Primitive Methodist*
*not on WGAS online list
1966-1968 - - ST 00459965 WGAS
Bethel, Primitive Methodist - 1967-1969, 1973 - ST 00459965 GRO

WGAS - West Glamorgan Archive Service
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff


Description and Travel

Photographs of Cwmaman - on Aberdare online

Cwmaman - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

Cwmaman - on Wikipedia

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Historical Geography

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



Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Cwmaman Workmen's and social club.
  • A mounted tablet stating the dates of original opening plus the rebuilding of the Cwmaman Institute.

Military History

An article from the Aberdare Leader about the death of Tom Smith from Cwmaman during The First World War. - on the People's Collection Wales site



Cwmaman Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Fforchwen Colliery, Cwmaman on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Fforchaman Colliery, Cwmaman on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Surface view of Morris Pit
  • Mining Ornament Outside the Cwmaman Institute

Religion and Religious Life

British and Foreign Bible Society: Cwmaman auxiliary
1843-1880: account and minute book (Welsh)
[National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records - Reference: NLW MSS 17256C]