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Fochriw in the Parish of Gelligaer

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"Fochriw is a village located in Caerphilly County Borough, Wales. It was well known for its neighbouring collieries, which employed nearly the entire local population in the early 20th century. It lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan." wikipedia

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Business & Commerce Records

Adverts Records, Merthyr Express 1889-1962 - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Cemeteries

Spreadsheet: Pentwyn Churchyard Burial Records [4119 entries] & Key to Pentwyn Burial Records - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Church History

Places of Worship Records, Fochriw 1864-1964 - on the People's Collection Wales site

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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 and St. Andrew, is in the Benefice of Fochriw with Pontlottyn, and the diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SO103045.

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;

  • Fochriw Ecclesiastical Parish records      " ......... including registers of banns, 1911-1949; services, 1916-1927"
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Description & Travel

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

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Emigration & Immigration

Emigration Records, Fochriw 1866-1964 - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Gazetteers

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Genealogy

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Fochriw People 1878-1964
  • Deaths / Funerals at Fochriw 1888-1964
  • Fochrw Deaths / Funerals 1888-1964 BY YEAR in Excel
  • Fochrw Deaths / Funerals 1888-1964 BY SURNAME in Excel
  • Fochriw Weddings, 1880-1964 BY YEAR in Excel
  • Fochriw Weddings, 1880-1964 BY SURNAME OF BRIDE in Excel
  • Fochriw Weddings, 1880-1964 BY SURNAME OF BRIDEGROOM in Excel
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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Fochriw 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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History

Fochriw - a South Wales mining village

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Weather Records, Fochriw 1866-1963
  • Industrial Action, Fochriw 1873-75
  • Distress / Managing Unemployment at Fochriw 1867-1933
  • Friendly Societies Records, Fochriw 1865-1964
  • Accidents Records re. Fochriw, Merthyr Express 1864-1964
  • Housing Records, Fochriw 1882-1964
  • Public Services / Miners' Welfare Records, Fochriw 1864-1964
  • The Tunnel Pit Mystery 1870-1876
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Law & Legislation

Law & Order; Inquests Records, Fochriw 1865-1964 - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO106053 (Lat/Lon: 51.739249, -3.296127), Fochriw in the Parish of Gelligaer which are provided by:

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Military History

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Fochriw War Memorial
  • Military / War / British Legion Records, Fochriw 1893-1964
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Newspapers

Merthyr Express Records For Fochriw (multiple years )  - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Occupations

Fochriw Colliery - on the Welsh Coal Mines site;   and Cae Glas Mine  near Fochriw

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Fire Brigade Records, Fochriw 1891-1964
  • Coal Mining Records,Fochriw 1865-1964
  • Ambulance Records, Fochriw, 1882-1964
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Politics & Government

Politics Records, Fochriw 1884-1964 - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Schools

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Continuing Education at Fochriw 1889-1933
  • Education Records, Fochriw 1864-1964
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Social Life & Customs

Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Sport Records, Fochriw 1867-1964
  • Street Collections Records, Fochriw 1909-1964
  • Temperance / Grand Templars Records, Fochriw 1873-1939
  • Choirs at Fochriw 1888-1955
  • Eisteddfodau Records, Fochriw1887-1956
  • Clubs at Fochriw 1909-1964
  • Brass Band Records, Fochriw, 1886-1954
  • Entertainment Records, Fochriw 1878-1964
  • Waun Fair /Agricultural Fairs Records, Fochriw 1866-1954
  • Fochriw Records of Weddings inc.Golden, 1880-1964
  • The Aged / OAPs Records, Fochrow 1891-1964
  • Medical Services at Fochriw 1864-1964
  • Penny Readings Records, Fochriw 1865-1909
  • Outings/ Treats Records, Fochriw 1880-1964