Llandyfodwg Burial Board Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Llandyfodwg Burial Board, 1887-1921: minutes book, 1917-1921; ledger, 1887-1921; burial register, St Tyfodwg's churchyard, Llandyfodwg (Glynogwr), 1888-1905, Blaenogwr Cemetery burial registers 1888-1915, Blaenogwr Cemetery register of purchased graves, 1889-1891.

Administrative / Biographical History

Llandyfodwg Burial Board (Glamorgan) was set up about 1887, by Llandyfodwg parish vestry. Cemeteries were opened at Blaenogwr (Nantymoel) and Glynogwr in about 1888. The Board was taken over by Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council in 1921.


Arranged according to type and date

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Transferred by Bridgend County Borough Bereavement Services, 2010.


Compiled by Hayden Burns for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Glamorgan Record Office, Catalogue of records for the Llandyfodwg Burial Board; Riden, Philip, Records Sources for Local History, (London, 1987).

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available online.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good to fair condition

Archivist's Note

Revised by Louise Hunt for Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply.

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

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


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Further records are Glamorgan Archives, UDOGBU 1-14, Registers of graves, cash and receipt books, and registers of officiating ministers; and UDOG, Minutes of Ogmore and Garw Urban District Council.

Geographical Names