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Abercynon Cemetery     Unit Price :-  £ 8.00  
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Grid Ref :- ST 0750 9555

These Monumental Inscriptions have been transcribed by members of the Aberdare / Cynon Valley Branch of the GFHS. The project was carried out in 2003 - 2005

Some 4000 names have been transcribed which are indexed & can be searched alphabetically

Some excellent photographs of the Cemetery including the cover one which is of section A of the Cemetery.


Aberffrwd Cemetery - Mountain Ash    
Unit Price :- £ 11.00   + p&p

Contents - Alphabetical Surname Index.

Plan of cemetery,

Monumental Inscription



Abercanaid Burial Ground    Unit Price :- £10.00  
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Abercanaid, in the Parish of Merthyr Tydfil, is situated 2 miles south of the town centre of Merthyr Tydfil. It is between the River Taff to the east and the Glamorganshire Canal (built 1794) to the west. The village is bordered by four collieries, one of which was the Graig Pit, opened by Lucy Thomas in the 1830’s. The Calvinistic Methodist Chapel Graig, was named after the district, the Graig. it was a Welsh speaking chapel and later became part of the Presbyterian Church in Wales. The Chapel has a large cemetery, bounded on one side by the canal and Anthony’s Grove on the other.

In the early 1990s a group of school children with the late Sue Medd, then GFHS MT Secretary, recorded a lot of the head-stones as part of a project. This list was forgotten about until a newspaper article, in 2004, stated that the land and grave yard were to be sold and houses built on the site.

The CD contains the children’s transcripts and those that were photographed and transcribed in 2004 by Jean & Alun Jones. This is the only know record of this now derelict graveyard in existence.


Area Cemeteries (11)  -    Unit Price :-  £ 10.00  + p&p

Transcription of the Grave Book Registers for the following Bridgend Area Cemeteries.

Blaenogwr1888 - 1997, Bridgend1894 - 1997, Cornelly 1925 - 1997, Gelliron 1896 - 1997,
Glynogwr 1888 - 1997, Laleston 1980 - 1997, Maesteg 1883 - 1997, Pencoed 1953 - 1997,
Porthcaw 1934 - 1997l, Pwll y Pant 1887 - 1997and  Sarn 1936 - 1997

Approx 54,000 entries indexed by Grave No.,Surname, Forename, Age and Burial Date

The CD includes photographs, taken by Bridgend Branch Member, and direction of how to get to each Cemetery  (This CD includes the Grave Register entries for Bridgend and Maesteg)

Cemetery -    Unit Price :-  £ 15.00  + p&p

The DVD has been transcribed from the records held at Bridgend County Borough Burial Services. and contains, as well an indexed transcription of the Grave Registers, scanned copies of the Burial Year Books and Grave Registers covering the period  1894 to 1997. Also included are scanned images of Children’s and War Service Burial records.  The Burial Year Books show the address and other details whilst the Grave Registers show who else is buried in the grave. There are full instructions of how to perform searches on the DVD as well as a few photographs of the Cemetery.



Cwmgelli  Cemetery, Swansea  -    Unit Price :-  £ 5.00  + p&p

The index has been transcribed from the burial register of Cwmgelli Cemetery and includes burials taking place between 1896 and 1929.


Danygraig Cemetery - Swansea    Unit Price :-  £8.00  + p&p

Danygraig Cemetery was opened for burials on 1st January,1857, according to an announcement in the 'Cambrian' newspaper, although there are entries in the burial registers from October 1856. Danygraig was the first Municipal Cemetery in Swansea, intended to replace the overcrowded and potentially unsanitary graveyards in the town centre.  It is situated above the Port Tennant area of Swansea, east of the district of St. Thomas, in a moderately elevated position on the side of Kilvey Hill.  At the time it was opened it overlooked an area known as Fabian's Bay, but from the late 1870s the docks on the eastern side of the river Tawe were constructed there. The docks area is now being developed as the 'SA1 development'.   The CD contain approx 21,500 entries which are indexed alphabetically by Surname, Forename and give Address, Grave No., Date and Register No.
The transcription covers the period  1856 - 1896


Danygraig Cemetery 2 - Swansea    Unit Price :-  £8.00  + p&p

This CD contains a transcript of the Danygraig Cemetery covering the dates  1895 - 1919

It is similar to the other Danygarig Cemetery having approx 18500 entries between the above dates

Ebenezer - Dunvant . Swansea   Unit Price :-  £5.00  + p&p

This CD contains a transcript of the Ebenezer Chapel, Dunvant grave register and Monumental Inscriptions + pictures of the Memorial Gardens

Ferndale Cemetery    Unit Price :-  £7.00  + p&p

This CD contains a transcript of the Ferndale Burial Registers from 1877 – 1963.

The data includes Surname, Forename(s), Burial Number, Age, Plot Number and the year of burial. As with all our “In House” CD's the data is fully searchable and Surname Indexed



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Glyntaff Burial Index 1875 - 1999    
Unit Price :- £ 8.00   + p&p

Glyn Taff cemetery is on the outskirts of Pontypridd and this CD is an index of the burial registers from 1875 - 1999. The files are in Adobe Acrobat and are fully searchable using the find command. The information consists of the full names, burial number and year of burial. The names are arranged in alphabetical order according to surname and then by first names and finally by the year of burial. Also contained on this CD are coloured photographic images of the cemetery, a useful aid for those living outside the area.
It is possible to purchase the internment notices which will give more information and details of how to do so is included on the CD


Jerusalem- Pontrhydyfen - Swansea    Unit Price :- £ 5.00   + p&p

Monumental Inscriptions of the Graveyard at Jerusalem Chapel, Pontrhydyfen covering the perion 1830 - 1950 approx.

Kingsbridge Cemetery.   Unit Price:- £8.00 + p&p

Kingsbridge Cemetery is situated on the B4620, Swansea Road, Kingsbridge near Gorseinon. Although there is no record of its opening date, the earliest date on any memorial in the cemetery is 4th September 1895, recording the interment of a Charles Baker aged 36 years of Upper Lime Street, Gorseinon. The earliest records for the cemetery have unfortunately been lost, supposedly in a fire many years ago.

There exists a local story, however, that the first burial was of a gypsy girl: it may have been inspired by the fact that there is a separate section in the graveyard for the travelling community, which has traditionally camped on Garngoch Common in the area.

The register dates are from  1903 – 1958 inclusive.

Llanharan Cemetery    Unit Price :- £5.00 
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Monumental Inscriptions from the municipal cemetery at Llanharan. These transcriptions were presented to the Society by David & Madeleine Webb. The transcriptions are of all the monuments erected in the cemetery from its opening in early 1920's up to October 2002

The files consist of a surname index and full transcriptions of each monument; the same row & numbering system used in the CD as in the cemetery which should make the graves easy to identify on a visit. The surnames are book marked for ease of use. The CD also contains photographic images of the cemetery.



Maesteg Cemetery Burial Records    Unit Price :-  £ 10.00 + p&p

There are approx 17,000 records of burials at Maesteg Cemetery. Due to the way in which the Cemetery records have been compiled over the years, we have indexed them alphabetically, in three files, which contain basic information of the burial (Name, Date and Grave No.) . You may have to consult all three files to find the person you are looking for.  For further information, of the burial,  you will have to consult the scanned images of the Burial year books and Grave Registers. The Burial yearbooks show the address and other details whilst the Grave Registers show who else is buried in the grave.

There are full instructions of how to perform searches on the DVD as well as photographs of the Cemetery 


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Cemetery Burial Records    Unit Price :-  £ 8.00  + p&p

Penrhys is on the hill top between the two Rhondda Valleys with Tylorstown in the Rhondda Fach to one side and Ystrad in the Rhondda Fawr to the other.

The Cemetery is situated in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff, in the old parish of Ystradyfodwg. The first burial was in 1927 and the cemetery is still in use today. 

The transcription was carried out by David Jones of Gelli Rhondda using initially, information from Treorchy Library, and later the actual Penrhys Cemetery registers. David has kindly donated his database to the Glamorgan Family History Society. It covers the years 1927 - 2000

The information on the disc is the original data, extracted from the database, and a transcription of a monument erected when bodies from Nebo Chapel  were transferred to the Cemetery.

Trealaw Cemetery Burial Records   
Unit Price :-  £ 8.00  + p&p

This CD is an index of people buried at Trealaw Cemetery, Rhondda and covers the period 1881 - 1990. The cemetery is also known as Llethyrddu. It has been very kindly given to the Society by Melanie Rees. It is an index of the burial registers and not monumental inscriptions.

The burials are indexed by surname followed by the first name/s, plot number and year of burial. It can be searched on any of the fields and multiple burials in the same grave can be found by searching on the plot number.

The original internment notices are deposited at Treorchy library where they can be consulted and photocopies made. The library will photocopy them for those who are unable to travel to Treorchy, but they do charge a small sum for this service

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