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Cwmbach in the Parish of Aberdare

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"Cwmbach is a village and community near Aberdare, in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales." wikipedia


Archives and Libraries

Cwmbach Library
Philip Row
CF44 0EF



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

  • Unitarian Church


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. Mary Magdelene, and is in the Benefice of Cwmbach. 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 SO024017.

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;

  • Aberdare Ecclesiastical Parish records Include " .......... St Mary Magdalene, Cwmbach, 1906-1914......"

Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Ebenezer, Calvinistic Methodist 1951-1976 - 1950-1971 SO 02390148

Description and Travel

Cwmbach photographs - on Aberdare online

Cwmbach on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Library Service Heritage Trail site

Cwmbach - on Wikipedia

Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cwmbach 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.



Victoria Pit, Gadlys Colliery, Cwmbach on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Lletty Shenkin, Cwmbach Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site

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

  • Abernant deeds 1800-1877 "In 1837, Thomas Wayne and the David family formed a company and sank a pit on the family's land at Abernant-y-groes, Cwmbach, locating a rich four-foot seam of anthracite coal. ................................"

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Colliers enjoying a drink in Cwm-bach, Aberdare, about 1910
  • Cwmbach Relief Committee - 1910

Social life and Customs

Cwmbach Male Choir "The Cwmbach Male Choir was formed in 1921............"