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Cefn Hengoed in the Parish of Gelligaer

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"CEVN, a hamlet, in the parish of GELLYGAER, hundred of CAERPHILLY, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 5 miles (S. S. E.) from Merthyr-Tydvil, containing 526 inhabitants. It is partly situated on the declivity of the lofty mountain from which the parish takes its name, and the Bargoed [?] passes through it. There are several neat residences in different parts of the township, some of which are ornamented with plantations, though other portions are bleak and barren." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833 © Mel Lockie 2016]

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Cemeteries

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

  • Welsh Baptist Church
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

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Maps

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Social Life & Customs

Carnival, 1935. Cefn-Hengoed Spanish Picadors Jazz Band. - on the People's Collection Wales site