Gellideg in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil
"GELLIDEG (GELLI-DEG), a hamlet, in the parish and newly-created borough of MERTHYR-TYDVIL, hundred of CAERPHILLY, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 3 miles (N. E.) from Merthyr-TydviL The population is returned with the parish. It is situated on the right bank of the Tiff Vawr, and is principally inhabited by the workmen employed at Merthyr-Tydvil. The Cardiff canal passes along its eastern boundary, close to, and parallel with, the TAY Vawr river; and there are some well-wooded enclosures scattered over its surface." [A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833 © Mel Lockie 2016]
The church is dedicated to St. Luke, is in the Benefice of Merthyr Tydfil, Christ Church, and Diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be found at grid reference SO032071.
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The transcription of the section for Gellideg from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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Map of the hamlet of Gellideg, c 1830 - on the People's Collection Wales site
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