Ystradgynlais Ecclesiastical Parish Records

Scope and Content

Registers (including service and banns registers) 1721-1990; Vestry minutes 1875-1989; PCC minutes 1912-1936; Churchwardens' accounts 1951-1977; papers relating to church property and building (including faculties) 1848-1973; miscellaneous 1881-1976.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dedicated to St Cynog. Ancient parish, from which came Abercraf and Coelbren (q.v.). Includes St John's Mission Church, Glanrhyd.


Ecclesiastical records are arranged into Incumbent's records, PCC records, Churchwardens' records and church affairs.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

It is the policy of the West Glamorgan Archive Service to withhold the names of depositors.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: West Glamorgan Archive Service, Ecclesiastical Parishes, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.


Accruals are possible

Geographical Names