County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales Genealogy

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A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

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!

History[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.

Communities[edit | edit source]

See Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf

Parishes[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]

Local History[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


External links[edit | edit source]