Cwmgors in the Parish of Llangiwg
"CWMGORSE is a hamlet 3½ miles north from Pontardawe. The church of St. Mary, erected here in 1886, will seat about 500 persons. There are a Calvinistic Methodist chapel, a Zion Baptist chapel, erected in I894, and a Congregational chapel, erected in 1913. Post, M. O. & Telephone Call Office.-Thomas Howells, sub-postmaster. Letters through Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Glamorgan, which is the nearest telegraph office, three-quarters of a mile distant Public Elementary School (mixed & infants), erected 1912, for 208 boys & girls & 104 infants; Rees Evans, master; Miss Annie Morgan, mistress" [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]
Huws, L C Rev. Annibynwyr Gwauncaegurwen, 1942 has been translated and indexed by Gareth Hicks and provides history on the Carmel Independent Chapel in Gwauncaegurwen, and Tabernacl Independent Chapel in Cwmgors
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Cwmgors/Waun site A collection of links and genealogical material relating to the district surrounding these adjoining villages in the parish of Llangiwg
Central Midwives Board , Register of Cases 1906-1927 Midwife ; Margaret Davies, Coffee Tavern, 34 Gors Street, Cwmgors (some Gwauncaegurwen) A listing of names/dates from the register --- compiled by Gareth Hicks
You can see the administrative areas in which Cwmgors in the Parish of Llangiwg has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Evans, Jonah. Hen Gymeriadau Cwmgors a'r Waun o'r flwyddyn 1840 [Old Characters of Cwmgors and Gwauncaegurwen from the year 1840], 1907, Index by Jenni Hyatt with link to translation.
Articles by Tommy Vaughan, Gwauncaegurwen©
- Hill Walk - Saturday 21.09.2002
- Impressions of Gwauncaegurwen and District in the 1870s
- Recollections of Cwmgors village during World War II, 1939-45
- And now included on this site
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN704108 (Lat/Lon: 51.780812, -3.880086), Cwmgors in the Parish of Llangiwg which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- OpenStreetMap Cymru (Welsh counties only)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
Thomas Evans, Private in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Died on 15th August 1915 serving his country. Now included here
Cwmgors Colliery and Abernant Colliery on the Welsh Coal Mines site
Abernant Colliery - on wikipedia
Davies, Ifor. History of Coal Mining in the Amman Valley . Bi-lingual. Published by the author, 2001. A list of chapter headings and photographs by Gareth Hicks.
Views of the New Cwmgorse Colliery, Cwmgors nd - on the People's Collection Wales site