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{{breadcrumb| link1=[[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]| link2=| link3=| link4=| link5=[[{{PAGENAME}}|County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf]]}}'''County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf was created from the historic county of Breconshire. [[Image:GotoarrowBreconshire, Wales Genealogy|View the Breconshire County page.png]]'''<br>Guide to '''County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf , Wales ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records. {{Rhondda Cynon Taf-sidebar}}{||<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Wales Online Genealogy Records]]</span>|<span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>|}<br>__TOC__== Background ==
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former [[Image:Wales-County of Mid Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county-rct.jpg|rightof [[Glamorgan Genealogy|Wales-county-rct.jpgGlamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974.
A guide to genealogy The headquarters of the authority are in the '''Clydach Vale'''. == County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996 =={||-| style="vertical-align:top"|[[Image:Wales-county-rct.jpg|thumb|<center>County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996</center>]]| style="vertical-align:top; padding-left:1em"|The '''County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf''', with information (Welsh: '''Bwrdeistref Sirol Rhondda Cynon Tâf''') is a Unitary Authority centred on where to find birththe Rhondda, baptism, marriage, death Cynon and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etcTaf valleys in [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]. The county is frequently abbreviated to '''RCT'''! |}
The '''County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf''' (Welsh: '''Bwrdeistref Sirol Rhondda Cynon Tâf''') is a Unitary Authority centred on the Rhondda, Cynon and Taf valleys in [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]. The county is frequently abbreviated to '''RCT'''! == Communities ==
== History ==See [[Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf]]
The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 following major reorganisation of local government in Wales. The county borough was previously part of the former [[County of Mid Glamorgan]] and, before that, the former historic county of [[Glamorgan Genealogy|Glamorgan]] which was abolished in 1974. == Parishes ==
The headquarters *See a list of the authority are parishes in '''Clydach Vale'''Rhondda Cynon Taf with links to their pages.*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Rhondda Cynon Taf Parishes].
== Communities Online Records==
See *'''1678-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2737047|Wales, Parish Registers, 1678-2001}} at [[Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf]https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
== Register Office ==
(with local offices in Aberdare &amp; Treorchy)
== Archives ==
The county borough forms part of the [http://www.glamarchives.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Archives] in Cardiff.
== Societies == === Family History === *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/ Glamorgan FHS]
=== Local Family History ===
== Bibliography ==*[https://www.glamfhs.org.uk/ Glamorgan FHS]
== Web Sites Bibliography ==
== References Websites ==
== References ==
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== External links ==
{{Wales modern counties}}
[[Category:County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales]]
[[Category:Counties of Wales]]
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