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.
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 a list of the parishes in Rhondda Cynon Taf with links to their pages.
- Interactive map of Rhondda Cynon Taf Parishes.
District Register Office,
(with local offices in Aberdare & Treorchy)
The county borough forms part of the Glamorgan Archives in Cardiff.