Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Cefn Hengoed in the Parish of Gelligaer

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Cefn Hengoed in the Parish of Gelligaer

Primary tabs

"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]



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

  • Welsh Baptist Church


Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cefn Hengoed in the Parish of Gelligaer which are provided by:



Ask for a calculation of the distance from Cefn Hengoed in the Parish of Gelligaer to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.


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.


Social life and Customs

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