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Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston

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"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

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Bibliography

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

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Cemeteries

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

  • Nebo Welsh Baptist Church
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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. 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
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Description & Travel

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

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Directories

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.

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Gazetteers

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Genealogy

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.

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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.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS854827 (Lat/Lon: 51.53154, -3.653531), Cefn Cribwr in the Parish of Tythegston which are provided by:

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Occupations

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.