Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston

Primary tabs

"CEFN CRIBBWR is a village in Higher Tythegston. Here is a Baptist chapel, erected in 1868, seating 400 persons; an English Baptist chapel, erected in 1905, seating 200, and a Congregational chapel, erected in 1827, with 300 sittings." From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923  (ArchiveCDBooks)  - transcribed by Gareth Hicks



References to Cefn Cribwr at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth



The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Nebo Welsh Baptist Church


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. Colman, is in the Benefice of Kenfig Hill, and is in 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 SS862827.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
No Registers have been deposited yet


Non Conformist Registers Held at The Public Record Office, London
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Siloam, Congregational 1807-1837 - - SS 85488288

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston which are provided by:



Transcript of Porthcawl, with Newton Nottage and neighbourhoods, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Transcript of Pyle, with Sker, Kenfig, Cornelly, Kenfig Hill, and neighbourhoods, from Slaters Directory for 1880.



Ask for a calculation of the distance from Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.



Letters from Snow Shoe, Pennsylvania to family left behind in Cefn Cribwr, period 1888-1925. Apart from family matters, these do mention friends, neighbours etc.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



Various items  - on the People's Collection Wales site

  • Cefn Cribwr Miners' Institute, about 1920
  • Aerial photograph showing Margam Open Cast Mine, Cefn Cribwr Taken on 30 July 2007.