Nelson in the Parish of Llanfabon


"NELSON, a village in the E of Glamorgan; near the Monmouth, Pontypool, and Merthyr railway, 6½ miles N E by N of Pontypridd. ..." [From John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)  on Vision of Britain]

"NELSON is a considerable village in Llanvabon parish, about 6 miles from Pontypridd, 9 from Merthyr, and 7 from Caerphilly. The Llanciach station on the Great Westerm railway (West Midland Section) is in the vicinity." [Slaters Directory 1880]



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

  • Ebenezer Calvinistic Methodist 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

Nelson, St. John - Chapel of ease to Llanfabon

The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is in the Benefice of Llanfabon, 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 ST111955.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
- 1904-1916 - - -
Non Conformist Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Heol-fawr, Ebenezer, Calvinistic Methodist 1901-1971, 1973-1978 - - ST 11509520

Description & Travel

You can see pictures of Nelson in the Parish of Llanfabon which are provided by:



Transcript of name listing for Pontypridd, and district, from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-


1880 (Slaters Directory)



Historical Geography

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



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST114955 (Lat/Lon: 51.651285, -3.282052), Nelson in the Parish of Llanfabon which are provided by: