TREORKY is a populous village situated midway between Treherbert and Pentre, and is a station on the Taff Vale Railway, and, like most of the villages in the Rhondda Valley, consists of one long main street. The shops are numerous and well-stocked, and there are several stone quarries in the vicinity. A reading room for the working is established in the village. There are a chapel of ease and places of worship for Baptists, Independents and Methodists, and also a British school