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Cadoxton Juxta Barry

"CADOXTON juxta BARRY, in the Cwmwd of Is Caeth, Cantref of Brenhinol (now called the Hundred of Dinas Powys), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Rectory, valued in the King's Books at £5..2..1: Patrons, John Llewellin, Esq., and others, in 1777: Church dedicated to St. Cadog. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 196. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was £55..7..7 1/2, at 9s. 9d. in the pound. It is 8 m. S W. b. S. from Caerdiff. This Parish contains between five and six hundred acres of cultivated Land, together with a small quantity of Wood and Underwood. It is situate near the Bristol Channel: and has the remains of a fine old Castle. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Rent of Glebe, and Tythes, was £69..10..7. "    From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.


Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.

References to Cadoxton juxta Barryin the British Library

Business and Commerce Records

  • Barry & Cadoxton Gas Company
    1892-1948: minutes, accounts, reports
    [Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff]


The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Parish Church of St. Cadoc
  • Philadelphia Baptist

Visit their website for information on how to purchase.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Cadoxton Juxta Barry area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish BARRY, St. Mary, Barry Dock [Cadoxton juxta Barry parish]  1903-1905

Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on  FreeReg

The church is dedicated to St. Cadoc, is in the Benefice of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry, and Diocese of Llandaff. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be found at grid reference ST130693.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1724 - 1889, Marriages, 1724 - 1837, Burials, 1724 - 1901. Visit their website for information on how to purchase these fiche.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1753-1772, 1781-1790, 1806-1809, 1813-1889, 1925-1951 1754-1783, 1813-187 1752-1773, 1781-1795, 1803-1808 1956-1963 1724-1743, 1745-1837

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry Ecclesiastical Parish records      "........... records include registers of baptisms, 1752-1986; marriages, 1772-2000; burials, 1752-1982; banns, 1904-1973; confirmations, 1941-1943; services, 1903-1964; finance, 1909-1971; property, 1904-1972; churchwardens minutes and accounts, 1890-1948; correspondence, c1956-1970; miscellaneous papers and records, 1891-1971; church organisations, 1910-1947; civil records, 1911-1973; all relating to the churches of St. Mary, St. Cadoc, St. Aiden and Barry Mission Room in the Parish of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry"

Modern Parishes & Chapels of Ease :-

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry, St. Cadoc - Christenings (BT's), 1818-1869


Non Conformist Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Wesleyan 1925-1976 - - ST 12066820

Description and Travel

Description of the parish of Cadoxton juxta Barry from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833)by Samuel Lewis.

"A parish in the hundred of DINAS-POWIS, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 8 miles (S.W) from Cardiff, containing 285 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaf, rated in the king's books at £5.2.1., and in the patronage of R F Jenner Esq. The church is dedicated to St Cadog, or Catwg. There are places of worship for Baptists and Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists, by whom a Sunday school is supported. The parish is situated on the shore of the Bristol channel, and contains some strata of limestone, which is burned for manuring the land: here are the remains of an old castle, but very little is known of its history. The average annual expenditure for the support of the poor amounts to £42.7. "

Places, villages, farms etc within Cadoxton-juxta-Barry parish as shown on the online parish map from the CD of   Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.). (Extracted by Gareth Hicks)

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry (176); Cadoxton
  • Sheeping Moors (177) (Common to Cadoxton juxta Barry and St Andrews Major parishes); No place names shown

See the People's Collection Wales site for views of this place - use their on-page search box

Cadoxton juxta Barry  -  on wikipedia

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cadoxton Juxta Barry has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


This diagram shows the position of this parish within the county of Glamorgan - click on this to see a full size diagram of the county

Glamorgan Parish Map

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST130694 (Lat/Lon: 51.416867, -3.252515), Cadoxton Juxta Barry which are provided by:


The Population of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 242 1851 - 272 1861 - 279 1871 - 252 1881 - 303 1891 - 8,228

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following

  • Cadoxton juxta Barry Civil Parish records  1845-1894


Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

  • Cadoxton Boys Secondary school records [Deposited by Divisional Education Officer, South East Glamorgan Education Division, 1974]       " ........ comprising of log book, 1949-1966"