Gelligaer Historical Society Records

Scope and Content


Administrative / Biographical History

Gelligaer Historical Society was established in 1961 and aims to study the local history and heritage of the anceint parish and Urban District of Gelligaer. The area includes the modern communities of Pontlottyn, Brithdir, Bargoed, Hengoed, Ystrad Mynach, Trelewis, Bedlinog, Fochrhiw and Deri as well as the village of Gelligaer itself. The Society promotes this by arranging lectures, discussions and field meetings to heritage sites as well as encouraging research.


Cronolegol o fewn cyfres / Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Downloaded from website as directed by the Society webmaster.

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to Gelligaer Historical Society website, accessed 5 Oct 2017.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the depositor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are expected.