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Quakers Yard in the Parish of Llanfabon

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"QUAKERS-YARD, a village in the E of Glamorgan; on the river Taff at the influx of the Bargoed, adjacent to the Taff Vale Extension railway, at the junction of the branch to Hirwain, 7½ miles S S E of Merthyr-Tydvil. Ittook its name from an old burying-place of Quakers;  ..." [From John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)  on Vision of Britain]

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Business & Commerce Records

Quakers Yard Gas Company
[1878-1949: memorandum of association, certificate of incorporation, minutes, accounts, agreements, plans
[Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff]

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Cemeteries

Overturned headstones in Beechgrove Church cemetery at Quaker's Yard, Edwardsville, following the 1913 tornado. - 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

Non Conformist Registers Deposited
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref Deposited
Horeb, Wesleyan 1837-1906 - - ST 09829661 NLW
Horeb, Wesleyan 1906-1933 - - ST 09829661 GRO

GRO - Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
NLW - National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

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Description & Travel

Quaker's Yard on Alan George's site

Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Directories

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

1880 (Slaters Directory)
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Quakers Yard 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.

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History

Tornado damage at Quaker's Yard in 1913. - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST097965 (Lat/Lon: 51.660003, -3.306876), Quakers Yard in the Parish of Llanfabon which are provided by:

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Schools

Quaker's Yard Truant School on a camping holiday, 1920  - on the People's Collection Wales site