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'''County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf was created from the historic county of Breconshire. [[Breconshire, Wales Genealogy|View the Breconshire County page.]]'''<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.  
 
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== Background ==
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'''!
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
The headquarters of the authority are in '''Clydach Vale'''.  
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The headquarters of the authority are in '''Clydach Vale'''.
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== County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996 ==
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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'''!
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== Communities ==
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== Communities ==
  
 
See [[Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf]]  
 
See [[Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf]]  
  
== Parishes ==
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== Parishes ==
  
 
*See a list of the parishes in Rhondda Cynon Taf  with links to their pages.
 
*See a list of the parishes in Rhondda Cynon Taf  with links to their pages.
 
*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Rhondda Cynon Taf Parishes].
 
*Interactive map of [http://maps.familysearch.org Rhondda Cynon Taf Parishes].
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==Online Records==
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*'''1678-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2737047|Wales, Parish Registers, 1678-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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(with local offices in Aberdare &amp; Treorchy)  
 
(with local offices in Aberdare &amp; Treorchy)  
  
== Archives ==
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== Archives ==
  
 
The county borough forms part of the [http://www.glamarchives.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Archives] in Cardiff.  
 
The county borough forms part of the [http://www.glamarchives.gov.uk/ Glamorgan Archives] in Cardiff.  
  
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=== Family History  ===
 
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wlsglfhs/ Glamorgan FHS]
 
  
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*[https://www.glamfhs.org.uk/ Glamorgan FHS]
  
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County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf was created from the historic county of Breconshire. View the Breconshire County page.
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.

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Background[edit | edit source]

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, Wales Genealogy and, before that, the former historic county of Glamorgan which was abolished in 1974.

The headquarters of the authority are in Clydach Vale.

County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996[edit | edit source]

County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996

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. The county is frequently abbreviated to RCT!

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Parishes[edit | edit source]

Online Records[edit | edit source]

Register Office[edit | edit source]

District Register Office,
Municipal Building,
Gelliwastad Road,
Pontypridd,
CF37 2DP,
Wales

(with local offices in Aberdare & Treorchy)

Archives[edit | edit source]

The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.

Societies[edit | edit source]

Family History[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


External links[edit | edit source]