Pubs and Clubs of Troedyrhiw  (Partly based on Old Merthyr website)

Angel Inn, Bridge St                                                     Green Meadow (Now Silver Bullet), Bridge  St

Belle Vue, Bridge St                                                      ** Harp, Merthyr Rd

* Butchers Arms, Bridge St                                        * Heath Arms, Bridge St         

* Clarence Inn, Yew St                                                  ** Labour (& Progressive) Club                                

? Crown                                                                          ** Masons Arms, Cardiff Rd

? Crown, Wyndham St                                                ? Plantation

Dynevor Arms                                                                Railway Inn, Bridge St

Ex ServicemenŐs Club, Bridge st                                Royal Oak, Bridge St (now Ex ServicemenŐs)

* Fox and Hounds, Bridge St                   * White Lion, Cardiff Rd                                             

* Garfield, Cardiff Rd                                                    * Wyndham Arms, Wyndham St                               

** Glantaff Inn, Glantaff Rd


*  Building still in existence.

** Demolished

? Unknown



Places of Worship in Troedyrhiw (Based partly on Old Merthyr website)

Bethel, Wyndham St                                  English Baptist                          1890

Bethlehem                                                    Welsh Baptist                            1854

Methodist,Cardiff Rd                                 Wesleyan

Mount Zion, Cardiff Rd                             United Reformed Church       1871

Nazareth  , Yew St                                        Calvinistic Methodist               1858

Salam                                                             Congregationalist Welsh        1835

Saron, Chapel St                                         Welsh Independent                  1820

Seion                                                              Welsh Independent                  1835

Soar                                                                Baptist                                         1850

Spiritualist Church , Wyndham St

Salvation Army Citadel, Wyndham St

St DavidŐs, Merthyr Rd                               Anglican (Welsh)                                       

St JohnŐs,                                                      Anglican

Tabernacle, Yew St                    English Baptist                          1895

Wesleyans (P.M.)




Some Troedyrhiw Businesses Listed in KellyŐs Directory, 1910 and 1926

Morgan Williams & Co, Confectioners, Bridge St

Charles Wayt, Butcher, Bridge St

Morgan Rees, Butcher, Bridge St

Edwin Evans, Cycle Agent, Merthyr Rd

Isaac Jones, Shopkeeper, Merthyr Rd

John Davies, Grocer, Merthyr Rd

Troedyrhiw Co-operative Society, Merthyr Rd (Rebuilt 1914)

Cash & Co, Bookmakers, Bridge St

The Picture Palace (Harry Lucas), Bridge St

The Luciana Temperance Billiard Hall, Bridge St

It is recorded in 1910 that the commercial centre of the village also boasted beer retailers, boot manufactures, carpenters, plumbers, fruiterers and green grocers, drapers and outfitters, a shoe manufacturer, stone masons, a pawnbroker, milk dealer,, watchmaker and fourteen public houses.