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County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales Genealogy

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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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County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf - 1996

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!


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.


See Communities in Rhondda Cynon Taf


Online Records

Register Office

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

(with local offices in Aberdare & Treorchy)


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


Family History

Local History




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