Transcript of complete name listing for Treherbert and Ystrad-Rhondda, with the parish and hamlets of Ystradyfodwg, Blaen-y-cwm, Blaen-y-Rhondda, Cwmdare, Cwmpark, Llwynpia, Pen-y-graig, Penyrenglyn, Pentre, Ton-pentre-ystrad, Ton-y-pandy, Treorky, Tynewydd and Tynybedw, from Slaters Directory for 1880.
Extract From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks
- "YNYSCYNON is a township forming part of the Urban District of Rhondda, on the eastern side of Rhondda valley, 7 miles, north-west from Pontypridd and about a quarter of a mile from Llwynypia station on the Rhondda branch of the Great Western railway. It was formed into a separate ecclesiastical parish on Jan. 3rd 1922 from the parish of St. Andrew, Tonypandy. The church of St. Cynon, erected in 1922 at a cost of £3000 is built in the North French Gothic style, with Byzantine windows, and has sittings for 450 persons. The living is a vicarage with Sherwood, net yearly value £250 in the gift of the Bishop of Llandaff and the Board Patronage, and held since 1923 by the Rev. Thomas James Meredith Morris L.Th. of Durham University and L.Div. The parish hall, erected in 1904 at a cost of £400, has seating accommodation for 265 persons"