County of Mid Glamorgan, Wales Genealogy
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1974 - 1996 County of Mid Glamorgan
Mid Glamorgan was a short-lived county in Wales, formed during the controversial re-organisation of local government in 1974, but abolished following further re-organisation in 1996.
The county was formed under the Local Government Act 1972 out of the historic county of Glamorgan.
Following further local government reorganisation, the county of Mid Glamorgan was abolished on April 1, 1996.
The county of Mid Glamorgan was divided into the county boroughs of Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf, with some of the eastern parts of the county becoming part of Caerphilly.