Penyfai in the Parish of Newcastle
"Pen-y-fai is a village in the county borough of Bridgend falling within the Bridgend electoral ward area" wikipedia
The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-
- Church of All Saints
- Smyrna Baptist Church
Various items - on the People's Collection Wales site
- Smyrna Baptist Chapel, Penyfai, 1977
- All Saints Church, Penyfai. 1977
See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
Penyfai was made a Chapel of ease to Newcastle in 1903, and subsequently formed into its own parish in 1922
The church is dedicated to All Saints, is in the Benefice of Penyfai with Tondu, 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 SS893818.
|Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff|
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Penyfai Ecclesiastical Parish records " ......... including registers of marriages, 1904-1958; banns, 1904-1962; services, 1903-1947"
"Penyfai is a modern parish, All Saint's was consecrated as a chapel of ease in the parish of Newcastle in 1903 and was made into a separate parish around 1922."
The transcription of the section for Penyfai from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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You can see the administrative areas in which Penyfai in the Parish of Newcastle has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
Penyfai, northern view of village from the church tower before Protheroe Avenue was built, 1955 - on the People's Collection Wales site
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS894818 (Lat/Lon: 51.52425, -3.595606), Penyfai in the Parish of Newcastle which are provided by:
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