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A guide to genealogy in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, with information on where to find birth, baptism, marriage, death and burial records; census records; wills; cemeteries; maps; etc.

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 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

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


Web Sites


External links


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