Williamstown in the Parish of Llantrisant


"Williamstown is now part of Rhondda Cynon Taff district..." [Vision of Britain]

"From the Pen-y-graig section of the directory - Williamstown is a conventional district, St. Illtyd's church, erected in 1890, has 310 sittings. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £66, in the gift of the Bishop of Llandaff and the Board of Patronage,..." [Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]


Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of St. Illtyd, Penrhiwfer, Williamstown

The church is dedicated to St. Illtyd, is in the Benefice of Dinas and Penygraig with Williamstown, 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 SS003905.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet
Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Nazareth, Calvinistic Methodist - 1954 - ST 00019103

Description & Travel

Historic Landscape Characterisation: The Rhondda - on the CADW site.
Fully explore the site - there are separate detailed sections for places in the area

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Williamstown in the Parish of Llantrisant 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 ST003909 (Lat/Lon: 51.608077, -3.441132), Williamstown in the Parish of Llantrisant which are provided by:


Social Life & Customs

Plaque presented to Mr. Ben Thomas, Williamstown Male Voice Party, in 1916 - on the People's Collection Wales site