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Troed-y-rhiw in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil

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"TROEDYRHIW is situated in the ecclesiastical parish of Pentrebach, 3 miles south-east from Merthyr, with a station on the Great Westeway, in the county borough of Merthyr Tydfil and hundred of Caerphilly. " [From  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

The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is in the Benefice of Troedyrhiw with Merthyr Vale, 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 SO068021.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet
Non Conformist Registers held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Carmel, Baptist 1944-1961 - - SO 07160231
English, Wesleyan 1856-1931 - - SO 0711023

Description and Travel

Troedyrhiw on Alan George's site

Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Troed-y-rhiw 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.



A Troed-y-rhiw, Merthyr, scene about 1910 - on the People's Collection Wales site


Military History

Troedyrhiw War Memorial - on the People's Collection Wales site

Troedyrhiw War Memorial - on the Roll of Honour site, with a list of names



Castle Pit, Troedyrhiw on the Welsh Coal Mines site

Plan of Troedyrhiw Farm showing field names and coal veins in 1789 - on the People's Collection Wales site (use search box)