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PONTYPRIDD REGISTRATION DISTRICT

Table 1A: List of Places in Pontypridd Registration District (1863-1974)

Civil Parish

County

From

To

Comments

Aberdare

Glamorganshire

1935

1974

See Table 2, note (h).

Eglwysilan

Glamorganshire

1863

1934

See Table 2, notes (a), (f) and (g).

Llanfabon

Glamorganshire

1863

1934

See Table 2, notes (b), (d) and (f).

Llantrisant

Glamorganshire

1863

1934

See Table 2, notes (a) and (e).

Llantwitfardre

Glamorganshire

1863

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Llantwit Fadre. See also Table 2, note (a).

Llanwonno

Glamorganshire

1863

1974

Abolished 1.4.1974 to become the parish of Mountain Ash. See also Table 2, notes (b) and (c).

Pontypridd

Glamorganshire

1894

1974

Created 1894 out of the parishes of Eglwysilan, Llanwonno, Llantwitfardre, Llantrisant, and Llanfabon.

Rhondda

Glamorganshire

1897

1974

Created 1.7.1897 by renaming the parish of Ystradyfodwg.

Ystradyfodwg

Glamorganshire

1863

1897

Abolished 1.7.1897 to become the parish of Rhondda. See also Table 2, note (b).

Table 1B: List of Places in Pontypridd Registration District (from 1974)

All the areas in Pontypridd registration district became part of the county of Mid Glamorgan on 1.4.1974.

Community

County

From

To

Comments

Aberdare

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Llanilterne

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (i).

Llantwit Fadre

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Llantwitfadre.

Mountain Ash

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 by renaming the parish of Llanwonno.

Penderyn

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (j).

Pentyrch

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (i).

Pontypridd

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Rhigos

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

See Table 2, note (k).

Rhondda

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Taffs Well

Mid Glamorgan

1974

1996

Created 1.4.1974 out of the parish of Eglwysilian. See also Table 2, note (i).

Table 2: Boundary Changes affecting Pontypridd Registration District

Date of Change

Note

Description of Change

Population transferred

18.7.1863 (created)

(a)

Gained the parishes of Eglwysilan, Llantrisaint, and Llantwitfardre, from Cardiff registration district.

16290 in 1861

(b)

Gained the parishes of Llanfabon, Llanwonno, and Ystradyfodwg, from Methyr Tydfil registration district.

14097 in 1861

1.6.1895

(c)

Gained part of the parish Llanwonno (which until 1894 formed part of the parish of Aberdare) from Methyr Tydfil registration district.

2486 in 1891

(d)

Lost part of the parish of Llanfabon (which became part of the parish of Merthyr Tydfil in 1894) to Methyr Tydfil registration district.

924 in 1891

1.1.1935

(e)

Lost the parish of Llantrisant to Bridgend registration district.

22276 in 1931

(f)

Lost the parishes of Eglwysilan and Llanfabon to East Glamorgan registration district.

35024 in 1931

(g)

Lost part of the parish of Eglwysilan (which until 1.4.1934 formed part of the parish of Whitchurch) to East Glamorgan registration district.

744 in 1931

(h)

Gained the parish of Aberdare from Merthyr Tydfil registration district.

48746 in 1931

1.4.1974

(i)

Gained the communities of Llanilterne, Pentyrch, and Taffs Well (which were transferred from Glamorganshire to the county of Mid Glamorgan on 1.4.1974) from East Glamorgan registration district.

5791 in 1971

(j)

Gained the community of Penderyn (which was transferred from Brecknockshire to the county of Mid Glamorgan on 1.4.1974) from Vaynor registration district.

2207 in 1971

(k)

Gained the community of Rhigos (which was transferred from Glamorganshire to the county of Mid Glamorgan on 1.4.1974) from West Glamorgan registration district.

1749 in 1971


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