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Gellideg in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil

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"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]

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Church History

Gellideg Chapel - on Alan George's site

Gellideg Welsh Independent Chapel, Merthyr Tydfil - 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

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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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for Gellideg from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Gellideg in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil 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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Maps

Map of the hamlet of Gellideg, c 1830 - on the People's Collection Wales site

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SO034072 (Lat/Lon: 51.755131, -3.400896), Gellideg in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil which are provided by: