Merthyr Tydfil Heritage
Merthyr Tydfil Heritage website gives access to a number of sites
concerned with the heritage and history of the County Borough of
On 26th November, 2010,
a Heritage & Regeneration Conference was held at the Merthyr Tydfil
Leisure Centre. Following this conference, it was agreed to set up a
Heritage Forum comprising the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and
the various Heritage Groups within the County Borough.
Charity number-509144, set up:
To preserve for the
benefit of the residents of Merthyr Tydfil and of the Nation at large
whatever of the Historical, Architectural and Constructional Heritage
may exist in and around Merthyr Tydfil in the form of buildings and
artefacts of particular beauty or of Historical, Architectural or
Constructional interest and also to improve, conserve and protect the
Charity number-509392 which aims:
To advance the education of the public by promoting the study of the local history and architecture of Merthyr Tydfil.
Charity number-1075558 which aims:
To advance the education of the
public by the promotion, support and improvement of the Heritage of
Merthyr Tydfil and its Museums.
The Photographic History Of Merthyr Tydfil
628 Pages and over 7900 Photographs!
The Dic Penderyn Society was formed in 1981 by a group of local historians who wished to commemorate the historical events of the 1831 Uprising.
A lively Society with an enviable collection of Glamorgan indexes including baptisms, marriages, burials, monumental inscriptions, schools etc.
Charity number-1106927, set up:
1. To promote animals and pants of the countryside, objects of geological, historical and archaeological interest.
2. To promote the formation of nature reserves and to assist in their supervision.
3. To foster interest in nature conservation through public meetings, film shows, exhibitions,
publication of books, our annual newsletter, leaflets and general communication.
The Society's aims are to study local history in the area of the old parish and urban district of Gelligaer in east Glamorgan, which includes the modern communities of Pontlottyn, Bargoed, Hengoed, Ystrad Mynach, Trelewis, Bedlinog, Fochrhiw and Deri as well as the village of Gelligaer itself.