Pentwyn Churchyard, Fochriw: Burial Records
The information which follows is that listed on the card index for the Churchyard made by David Emlyn Evans, a former resident of Fochriw, now deceased. The card index has been passed to the churchwarden of Pentwyn Church. The compilation was based on (a) the Parish Burial Registers (see section H below), (b) the Sextons’ Records, and (c) detailed observation of the gravestones in the Churchyard. Microsoft Excel was used to record the data.
Explanation of Column Headings - A to I on the Record Sheets
B First Name/s
D Whether date recorded in E is the date of death or the date of burial
E Date - see D above
F Age at death
G Grave Number - as recorded in either the Sextons’ grave plans, or the Manpower Services Commission (MSC) Project plan of graves.
H Burial Register Number. There are 7 Registers. For this record, each Register has been given an identification letter as follows:
Register A: Register of Burials in the Parish of St. Tyfaelog Pontlottyn, 13 January 1871 - 11 July 1903. Records A1 - 800
Register B: Register of Burials in the Parish of St. Tyfaelog Pontlottyn, 15 July 1903 - 17 December 1910. Records B1 - 528
Register C: Register of Burials in the Parish of St. Tyfaelog Pontlottyn, 17-12-1910 – 28-12-1916. Records C1 - 527
Register D: Register of Burials in the Parish of St. Tyfaelog Pontlottyn, 29-12-1916 – 21-02-1924. Records D1 - 412
Register E: Register of Burials in the Parish of Fochriw & Deri, 16 January 1924 - 2 June 1934. Records E1 - 197
Register F: Register of Burials in the Parish of Fochriw & Deri, 4 June 1934 - 6 June 1957. Records F1 - 813
Register G: Register of Burials in the Parish of Fochriw & Deri, 12 June 1957 - 2 October 1989. Records G1 - 623
Additional Records to 19 October 1994.
I Any Additional Information Recorded: e.g. - name of officiating minister; place of death; family relationships
(h - husband, w - wife, d - daughter, s - son, etc.); language on gravestone; second grave number if available (see G above); occupation; circumstances relating to death; a repeat of detail partially obscured in other columns due to restricted space.
This record has been prepared in memory of David Emlyn Evans and his wife, Olive May Evans, nee Payne.