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The History of the Vale of Neath

By D Rhys Phillips, published by the author at Beili Glas 1925

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Index provided by Brian Wagstaffe 1999.

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" Abbey Jacks," 598

Abbots of N.A., 67, 519, 521-2.

Abduction in 1692, 608.

Aber Avan, forge, 295 ; householders in 1542-3, 646 ; rocking-stone, 16.

Aber Clwyd, 333 ; bull-song of, 561 .

Aber Clydach, 37, 744.

Aber Dulais, 590 ; bridges, 271, 337, 347-8 ; churches, 99, 121, 155-8, 161 ; first canal, 327 ; mill, 223, 317, 755 ; railway, 340-1 ; waterfall, 335, 337 ; works, 271, 299-304, 313, 348.

Aber Garwed, 607-8 ; coll. 246 ; ford, 348 ; railway, 343.

Aber Gwrach, 189-90, 491.

Aber Gwrelych, 189, 253, 596 ; 223, 317.

Aber-nant area, 189, 343 ; works, 293, 306-7, 313.

Aber Nedd, poem on the Gull of, 485.

Aber Pergwm, 138, 373-4, 496, 508-9, 529-30, 761 ; cattle, 210, 593 ; chronicle, 488-94, 497 ; church, 77, 85, 90-5, 148n, 499, 537n, 564, 587, 590n ; cross, stocks, 94 ; memorials, 92-3, 549-50 ; collieries, 242-5, 712-21 ; fire at, 551, 565 ; blSS., 565 ; mill, 221-2 ; railway, 343 ; road, 323-4 ; well, 199, 753 ; for families, see " Glyn Nedd lords " and " Williams."

Aber Twrch, 354.

Ab Iolo ; see Willialns, Taliesin.

Acre, the Neath, 216.

Acrostic, an, by S.C., 732.

"Active," privateer, 643.

Acts of Parliament, Harbour, 632-4.

Adam de Kaermarden, 24, 65, 67.

Additional Notes, 743-80.

Addoldy chapel, 152-3.

"Aderyn y corff," 598.

Aerial creatures, 578, 584.

Africa, 11 ; Jenk. Thomas, of Tangier, 775 ; South A., 457 ; copper ore, 284.

Age of the Saints, the, 12.

Agriculture, 210-17.

Airs, V. of N ., 589, 589n.

Alaythur, family of, 39, 40, 228, 257, 362, 776.

Ale-tasters, Neath, 678-9.

Aliases and group-names, 598-600.

Allen, J. Romilly, 12 ; N.B., 313.

Alltyrodyn MSS., 255n.

Almanac (Philomath's, 1739), 543.

Almshouses, 182-3.

Alpine races, 11, 13.

Alweyne, Sir D., 363.

America, 162, 454, 556, 772, 774, 778 ; coal sent to, 625 ; news from, 634, 643 ; ship, 640, 642.

Amsterdam, 641.

Anabaptists, 126, 153.

"Ancient Airs " of M. J. Wms., 372-3.

Ancient colliery relics, 257-8.

Angel inn, Neath, 157, 326, 356-7 ; Pont Nedd-fechan, 350.

Anglesey, 619, 619n.

Anglo-Persian Oil Co., 14, 318.

Animal-cult, gre-Celtic, 17.

Animals, wild, 205-7.

Anth.-acite, in Italy, 461.

Anthropometrical surveys, 9.

Antiquarian societies, 16, 178-80, 752.

Anwyl, Sir Edw., 17. '

Appedoun, D., 54.

Apple-trees ; grafting-poem, 489-90.

Arabia. 11, 753.

Argoed, fire-song of, 559-60.

Arllwys brook, 195.

Arms for burgesses, 661 ; on ships, 642.

Arthmael, 70.

Arthur & Jevons, 307.

Arthurian references, 26, 27, etc., 576-7 ; see also Dream, Kilhwch.

Arthur, Wm., famous smuggler, 637-8.

Ashton, Chas., bibliographer, 758.

Assize of bread ; see Bread.

Athan Fardd, 557, 776.

Attenborough, F., 258.

Aubrey, J. G., cler., 81, 206, 366-7, 704-5.

Aurignacian culture, 9, 10.

Avan and Margam society, 752.

Avan valley, 305, 344-5, 754.

Avan Wallia (IvTedd-Avan) lordship, 21, 35, 41, 43n, 92-3, 189, 190, 500 ; mill, 221-2 ; lords of, 40, 92-3 ; see Nedd- Avan.

Awbrey, Morgan, 81, 136 ; family, 523n, 526n.

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Baby-fingers, jingle, 603, 777

Bach y gwreiddyn 563.

Bacon, Sir Jas., 154 ; Rev. J. M., 217. Bdd yr Amod 320n.

Baglan ch., 23, 128-33 ; brook, 195 ; charities, 182 ; coll.'s, 263-6, 624 ; Dissenters, 139-40, 146-8 (corr., 750), 153 ; householders, etc., in 1543, 645 ; in '1671, 655 ; land, 763 ; lit. hist. of, 471-88 ; lords of, 361, 364-5, 374, 391-2 ; Plas Baglan, 374, 520 ; prop'd r'lway, 341n ; well, 200-1 ; wreck, 640 ; Cae Baglan 70.

Baglan, St., 17, 128-9.

Bagpipes, 589-90 ; see Pipes.

Bakers of N. in 1542, 55, 660.

Baldwin, Archbp., 134.

Ballad-singers, gaol for, 748.

Ballad-writer, D. N. as a, 550.

Balloon and tree, 217.

Ball-playing, 587-8.

Bamson clock, the, 316.

Banc yr Allor, 29 88.

Bando-playing, 588 642.

Bankart and Sons, 284.

Banwaen B., 241.

Baptists, 95, 140, 142 146-7, 153-7.

Barber, the abbey 69.

Barclay, J., 151, 354 ; Vaughan, 331.

Bardic meetings, 540.Mow inn, 355.

Barrow and Gilpin, 308 (757), 311.

Bar-throwing, 588, 761.

Bartlett, R., 154.

Bassett family, 365, 374-5 ; MS., 71, 472.

Bath Balls, the, 588.

Batters and Scott, coll'y, 249-50.

Bave, Eleanor, of N. A., 416.

Beaconsfield, Viscount, 297n.

Beakers. 11 .

Beaufort, Duke of, 637, 641 .

Bedyn Sioch, bard, 506, 775.

Beer pedigree, 314-5 ; for calves, 606 sale of, 660, 679 ; see Ale.

Bees 204 ; song of Bees N ests, by I. G., 475-6.

Begging-poem, the, 124.

Beili Glas clock, 316,. 351n ; coll'y, 254, 340, 633, 756 ; family, 145, 438 ; song, 555, 741-2.

Beliefs, legendary, 571-84.

Bell-ringing, . 424.

Bell's system of educ., 170.

Benbow, D., chandler, 154, 315, 433.

Berwydd, Cwm, 191-2, 695.

Bess Tregwl, fortune-teller, 583.

Beterich, G., cler., 747.

Bethania, G. Neath, 162 ; Neath, 154-5 ; Skewen, 150.

Bethel, G. Neath, 155.

Bethlehem, Skewen, 150 ; B. Green, Neath, 159-60, 751.

Bevan, D. and E. E., 34, 73-4, 247, 315, 423, 461 ; of Gelli Galed, 393-4, 544n ; Evan B., rhymer, 166, 339, 555-6, 596, 741 ~ Howell B. of Rheola, 184, 186-7, 553-4, 776 ; Dr. Rich. B., 244, 31I, 331-2 , 338-9, 393-4, 425n, 448n, 544n, 605; wife and son, 567.

Bewick and Horne, 308-9.

Beynon, Rosser, musician, 769.

Bibby, W. .and T.. mail-robbers, 636.

Bible in Welsh, 140, 778.

Bidder, the, 570.

Bilingual letter, the; 755 ; speech, 777.

Bili Ynysbont (W. Wms.), 605.

Bill of Rights, 313.

Birch, Dr. W. de G., 62, etc.

Birds, 37 204, 207 ; of Rhiannon, 17 ; the bird custom, 585 ; omen, 597 ; bird and beast lore, 17.

Birmingham and Glos. canal, 334n ; Coal Co., 243 ; Copper Co., 281-4 ; chief of police, 456 ; mint, 284.

Birthday bells, 424.

Bishop's court, the, 642.

Bishopston, lead-ore, 268.

Blackbird, as messenger, 513.

Black Boy inn, 236.

Black Bull inn, 357.

Black David, of N. A., 510, 519-20, 522, 746, 776.

Black Death ; sae Pestilence.

Black Ieuan, 5J9, 522, 746n, 776.

Blackstone, the, 33, 193.

Black well, 199.

Blaen Baglan family, 364-5, 391-2.

Blaen Cwmcaca ; see Cefn Mawr.

Blaen y cwm farm, 551 .

Blaen Garwed. 246, 315.

Blaen Gwawr pits, 254.

Blaen Gwrach church, 91, 123-8, 141, 148 diss. chapel 124, 140-6, 467 ; house holders in 1543, 646 ; in 1671, 655 school, 172, 549.

Blaen Gwrelych, 565.

Blaen Hepste, witch of, 583-4.

Blaen Honddan in 1671, 652.

Blaen Pelena, works, 311.

Blaen Twrch, 259 ; the brook, 194.

Blake, Geo., cler., 136.

Blethin, Bp., 138.

Blewer, Wm., Case of, 236-7.

Blind harper, a, 464.

Blood, price of, 661.

Blount family, 363.

Bogey, the, 18 ; Bogeys and Ghosts, 579.

Bohun, H. de, 54.

Bonaparte, Prince L. L., 455.

Bonner A. cler., 747 ; family, 423.

Book of Aberpergwm, 455-7 ; of Hours, 519 ; of Sports, 77 ; of Teilo, 510, 521 .

Book-pirates, 639.

Books, local topog., 202-4.

Boot and Shoe inn, 153, 760.

Borrow, George, 320, 466.

Botham, Saml., 447.

Botting, Chas., 122.

Bottle and Glass inn, 151, 348, 354.

Boulton and Watt, 238n, 290.

Boundaries, 30, 188, 743.

Bowden, W., 62.

Bowen, Evan, 51 ; J., 593-4 ; Thos., diss. min., 149, 151 ; Henry, vicar, 79 ; W., 564 ;

Bowen of Cilffriw, 757.

Bowzer & Co., 304, 330 ; F. W. B., 332.

Brace, D. Onllwyn, 353.

Bradford, J., the bard, 545.

Bradney, Sir Jos., quoted, 77, 80, 186n.

Bradwen stone, 18.

Bran, as deity, 189.

Brancuf, cross-slab, 23.

Brandy smuggling, 634-5, 637 ; in wrecks, 640.

Brawlecs, 661.

Bread, assize of, 660, 749 ; sold under weight in 1687, 679.

Bredestone, 19.

Brewer, a smuggler, 639.

Brewing 314-15 ; V. of N. brewery, 211n.

Brian, T., report, 621-2.

Brickworks, 312-14.

" Bride of Neath Valley," cantata, 589.

Bridges, 337, 346-50, 759-60.

Brigtune, etc., 134.

Bristol chandlers, etc., 311 .

Brithdir coll'y, 250, 252.

Brithyll Tawe, 200.

British Iron Co., 252-4, 307-8.

Briton canal, 333n.

Briton Ferry, 19, 33, 160, 182, 262-4, 284, 293, 307-8, 346, 358, 386, 613-41, 647, 651, 747, 750 ; par ch. 133-9 ; nonconf. ch., 1 S0, 156, 165.

Briton,Ferry house, 391, 763 ; see Vernon ho.

Brittany, II, SOIn.

Broad gauge, 342.

Broadmead Records, 139, 146,

Brodie, Dr. r1. A., 605.

Bromham, Mrs., 227.

Bronze :age, the, 11-13, .16, 19.

Brooke, Lord, 415n.

Brook-names, 190-5.

Brown, Thos., 265.

Browne, Row., sol'r, Carm., 767.

Brunel, I. K., eng'r, 341-2, 344.

Brunton, Mr., 156-7.

Brutus, 25-6.

Brut y Tywysogion, version of, 488-94, 497, 565-7.

Bryncaws ch., 150.

Bryn-coch, 211 ; coll., 251 ; furnace, 286-7 ; mill, 224, 754-5.

Bryn y ddar ch., 153.

Brythonic race, 9, 13, 15.

Buarth y Gaer, 13, 20.

Buckland, Dr., 9 ; D~r., 95, 156-7.

" F3ugbear and Broomstick," 642.

Building society, 176n.

Bull and Heifer poem, 494-5 ; poem, 754  

bull-baiting, 56, 672 ; Bull inn, 252n

bull-song of Aber Clwyd, 739-40 , Rheola bull, verses, 560.

Bunch of Grapes inn, 766.

Burke, Sir B., 337-8.

Burnell, R., 212n, 642.

Burnett, Mrs. H., 464, 773-4.

Burrough, J., 44, 263.

Burrows, E. D., school, 177.

Burton, P. J., 36.

Burying the dead, 595-6.

Bush colliery, 259 ; inn, 355.

Butchers' arms, 332n, 350-1.

Bute, Marquess of, 31, 311-12.

Butter, export, 699 ; see Agric.

Butter, luck-marks on, 598.

Buttler, j., vicar, 79.

Bwch Gawr, giant, 26-7.

Bwlch colliery, 265.

" By God a.nd Jesus," 475.

Byr-nant, 191.

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Caban Wil Twm, 12  

Cacka brook, 194.

Cadoc, St., see Catwg.

Cadoxton, manor of, 44-52, 414-7 ; village in 1671, 652. See Llan Gatw·g.

Cadrawd, 519, 527-8, 543, 546, 549.

Caedynter, 762.

Caegurwen manor, 34.

Cae porthmon, etc., 317.

Caerau, Neath, 21. °

Cae'r Delyn, 464.

Cae Rhys-ddu coll'y, 260-1.

Caesar, Julius, 13.

Calamy, quoted, 78.

" Callin Serchus," song, 551, 562.

Calves, beer for, 606.

Cambrian coach, 326.

Cambwll, 155, 196.

Camgoed, 193.

Camps, 20.

Canals, 207, 326-38, 705-6.

Canaythen, blinded, 24, 36-7.

Candle, sale by inch of, 641.

Cannon, etc. ; see under Gun.

Cantrill. T. C.. 10.

Ca,n y ci " Driver," 560-1.

Cape Copper Co., 284, 336.

Capel y forest, 161 ; y glyn, 153.

Capenore family, 39, 745.

Capons, 45.

" Captain," Rheola bull, 560.

Caradoc ap :lrthur, 91.

Caradoc ap Iestyn 53 ; family, 359, etc. ; chapel of, 121-2.

Caradoc Uerbeis, 360.

Caradog (G. R. Jones), 464.

Cardiff, 502n, 510, 530-1, 543-4 ; gaol, 138 ; port, 613.

Cardigan captains, 643 ; lead-mines, 271-8.

Cardonnel, 416.

Carlyle, Thos., at Neath, 445n.

Carns and cists, 19, 20.

Carnsewe, W., 266-7, 616.

Carn y crochan, 11 ; Carn moesa, 10.

Carpenter, R. L., min., 165.

Carreg bica, 18; ddu fach, see Blackstone ; fawr, etc., 18.

Carriers, 325, 351.

Carw Coch ; see Williams, W.

Carwed ; see Garwed.

Casamicciola, Vaples, 460.

" Casting three balls," 775.

Castle of Neath, 53-4 ; castle mill, other castles, 61-2, 86.

Catabaptists, 153, 163.

Catasauqua, U.S.A., 461.

Catchepole, Hopkin, 762.

Caterina, wreck of the, 325.

Catherine, ex-Queen, 473.

Catholics (Welsh), 85, 138-5.

Cat-rhymes, 602 ; cat-stone, 17 ; well, 199.

Cattle, 210-16, 494-S, 754.

Ceffyl Dwr, superstition, 578.

Cefn y cwrt, grange, 763-4.

Cefn yr esgir, 48.

Cefn Gelli farm, 151.

Cefn Harla coll'y, 260-2.

Cefn Kendon, 763.

Cefn b~awr coll'y, 199, 200, 229, 257, 598.

Cefn blorfydd, 340 ; collieries, 260-1.

Cefn Randolph, 134.

Cefn Rhigos school, 569.

Cefn Rhiwallon, 359-60.

Kelli gravog, 49.

Celtic Congress of 1921, 461.

Celts, the, 10-12.

Cerrig cariad, 592.

" Chair of Veath," 469-70.

Chalybeate spring, 199.

Chandlers, 311, 315.

Channel Islands, 619, 754.

Chantry at Neath, 106-7 ; lands, 55.

Chapel of Caradoc, 121-2.

Charities, 182-7, 410.

Charlemagne, 26.

Charles I, 452, 614, 616 ; Chas. II, 614

Charles, H. P., 749 ; Pendrill, 352, 74~

Charters of Neath, 53-4, 57, 668-77.

Cheadle works, 2S1-3, 292, 756.

Cheapside, 509.

Chemical works, 308-9.

Child,John

China, Letter from, 773-4.

Choate, Jos. H., U.S. Ambassador, 778.

Cholera outbreak, 605-6, 778.

Chopin's Funeral Dfarch, 460.

Chorley. Mr., 368-9.

Christian churches, 15.

Christopher, Jacob, 146.

Church book of Neath, 76-7 ; " Ch. of

Cadogstone," 139, 146, 148.

Church Rate controversy, 103-5.

Church v. Tavern dialogue, 533-4.

Churchwardens, 105, 642.

Chwarelau Bach, 148-9.

Cilffriw wood, 236n ; family, 349, 409 ; two poets of, 523-7.

Cilfwnwr, 146-7 ; see Mynydd Bach.

Cilvae, 361-4, 523, 526-7 ; Kilvayre, 417.

Cilybebyll, 25, 26, 35-6 ; mills, 224-5.

Circles, stone, 11, 14, 15.

Circulating schools, 172.

Cladach : see Clydach.

Clan-names, 598-9.

Clark, G. T., 63, etc.

Clawdd y Saeson, 49, 327n, 328n.

Clay levels, 313-4.

Cleansing the Canal, 332.

" Cleddau," misnomer, 194.

Clement, Jas., quoted, 150n, 161, 164.

Cleudach-kumkake, 15, 25, 37, 189, 194.

Cloada, 192, 223.

Clock-makers, V. of N., 315-6.

Clun Eithinog, 529-30, 536 ; see Llewelyn, Thos.

Clun Gwilym levels, 156, 257-8.

Clun (Clyne) hamlet, 41, 151, 162 ; in 1671, 65I ; coll's, 258-9 ; tinworks, 259.

Clun y bont, 222, 241, 348-9.

Clun y castell, 42, 42n, 44, 61, 138-9, 296, 491, 500, 763 ; family, 409-10 ; C. y castell isaf, leases, 680-2, 744.

Clwyd brooks, 191-2 ; pres'd circle, 14.

Clydach brooks, 12, 25, 40n, 65, 192-4, 225, 234n.

"Cnel bach," 339, 349.

"Coach mawr," song, 326.

Coach traffic, 325-6, 357.

Coal, banks, 623-6 ; dust, agency of, 264-5; leases, 684-7, 696-7, 763-4 ; measuring, 619-24 ; mining, 228-65, 706, 712-25 ; prices, 241n, 619-20 ; shipping, 619-24, 633 ; culm v. coal, 619-25 ; workmen's coal, 279.

Coasting trade, 611, etc.

" Cobler Jig," 193.

" Cochfarf " (Edw. Thomas), 21.

Cock-crowing, omen, 598.

Cocket, shipping, 615.

Coedcae Madog, 763 ; y Merched, 257.

Coed Frank, 44-51, 85, 88-90, 318, 745; in 1671, 654-5.

Coed Iarll area, 190, 763.

Cogan, W. de, 53.

Coins, 14, 631-2, 743, 778.

Coke, H. S., 313, 343, 633.

Cold well, 200.

Cole, Sir C., 421-2, 768.

Coles, Lewis c~ Co., 43, 251, 257, 286-8, 295-7, 353-4. 390 ; abstract leases of, 696-8.

Coles, Wm., ironmaster, etc., 163, 288, 294n, 296-7, 696.

Colhugh, Gone to, 582.

Collieries, 228-65 ; coll'y relics, 257-8.

Colliers' arms inn, 355.

Collins, of Neath, 286, 294 ; W. C., vicar, 131.

Colour, men of, 757-8.

Colt Hoare, Sir R., 319.

Commiss'rs, Neath harb., 633-4.

Commitatus, the, 39, 189.

Commons, 201-2, 232, 661-2, 754.

Commonwealth period, 140.

Company of mineral manuf'rs, 278.

Compton, family, 416 ; H. F., 346.

Connor, Irish smuggler, 637.

Constables, petty, Neath, 678-9.

Constance's cross, 64, 88.

" Conversation of our Saviour," 235n.

Convoys; 620.

Cook and Co., Pergwm, 243-4, 712-6 ; Mary C., 151 ; Thos., schoolm'r, 171n.

Cooking-stool, 55-6, 662, 679.

Copper miners, comp'y of, 280 ; shipping 618-9 ; works, 266-84, 334n.

Corbett, J. S., 30, 31n, 36n, 63.

Corn, 698 ; see Agriculture.

Cornwall, 11, 267. 310-I1. 616, 618-9, 625-6, 772, 777 ; outrage, 16 ; Pryce's gram., 518.

Corpse candle; the, 597.

Cort, R., critic, 253.

Cory, Yeo and Co., 256.

Cost of living in 1741, 642.

Cotes, Ald. C., Neath, 727.

County school, 177.

Courts, manorial; see 32-51, 60-I, 677-9, 712-21.

Cow-dung poultice, 777.

Cox, Esther, 729 ; family, 424-5.

" Cracte Money," 631.

Cradock ap Cynwrig, 40.

Cradock family, Cwrt rhydhir, 247, 375, 403, 404-6 (732), 479, 732-3, 767, 775 ; Sir Matthew, 415, 503 ; Richard, 146, conforms. 405 ; Shadrach, acrostick, 732-3.

Craigiehowie, sleepers of, 26.

Craig y dinas, 20, 26, 197, 321 n, 576-7, 581 ; yr allt. 46 ; y llest, 191 ; y llyn, 26 (green lady of, 575-6) ; y pdl, 581-2, 777 ; y tyrau, 199, 348, 760 ; yr ynys, 354.

Crane, Mr., Ynys Cedwyn, 294.

Crawley, G. P., coll'y, 259.

Crawshay's band, 343.

Creeks, local, 613-14.

Criminals, #or Neath mines, 276.

Criswick, Theo., 258, 569.

Croes Naid, 63, 63n.

Croker, T. Crofton. 369.

Cro-magnon race, 9, 10, 26.

Cromlechs, 16, 17.

Cromwellian incumbent, the, 780.

Cromwell leases, 44-6, 764.

Cross Keys, inn, 358.

Crosses : see under churches.

Cross Wm., 237-8, 627, 72R ; charit , 17i, 183.

Crown copper-works, 150.

Crugau ho., 192, 402, 508, 564, 761.

Crug Howel, 10.

Crug Torybetol, 19.

Crwth-player, a, 465. 527.

Crychan Gawr, 26.

Crych Cam, 196.

Cryddan brook, 194.

Crymlyn bog or pool, 49, 63n, 64, 88-9, 190, 201, 705-6, 745 ; bridge, 49 ; canal, 327-8, 333-8, 705-6; causeway, 763; sunken city in, 581.

Crynant, 157, 322 ; church, 85 ; mill, 225.

Cumberland, Duke of, 543-4.

Cup poem, 496.

Cureton, N., 279.

Curfew bell, 184-5.

Curing by enchantment, 606.

Curre, John, 366.

Currency, 631-2.

Curriers, 314.

Curtis family, town clerks, 60, 171, 225 ; Dr. H. C., 429.

Curtis, Jer., smuggler, 636.

Curtis's and Harvey, 316, 333.

Customs, agric., 216 ; social, 584-610.

Customs, Board of, records, . 613-31, 634-43, 698-9 ~ collectors, 614, 628, 638 ; 778 ; officers, 626-30.

Cuthbertson family, 302, 324, 344, 355, 425, 749, 780.

Cw·ar y Capel, 312.

Cwm Avan : see Avan.

Cwm Berwydd, 191-2.

Cwm Cafan colliery, 262.

Cwm Clydach, 255-6.

Cwm Cregan, 257.

Cwm Derwen, 256.

Cwm Du brickworks, 250.

Cwm Gwrach, 391, 549 ; coll's, 254-5, 717 ; mill, 221-2 ; works, 307 ; see Blaen G.

Cwm Gwrelych, 13 ; ironworks, 253-4, 307-8 ; viaduct, 342, 348.

Cwm Pandy, 317-8.

Cwm y felin, 269-70, 317.

Cwn Annwn, 584.

Cwrt Ettberne, 45, 66.

Cwrt Herbert, 24, 66, 461, 568 ; pit, 250-1 ; stone, 24. 65.

Cwrt Llan-Farged, 67 ; see St. Margaret's.

Cwrt Rhydhir, 46, 48, 66, 247, 250, 263, 282, 404-6, 706-7.

Cwrt Sart, grange, 67, 763-4 ; canal, 333.

Cwrt y bettH·s, 26, 27, 45, 66 ; ch. of ease, 85 ; colliery, 252.

Cwrt y clawdy, 66, 160, 230, 251, 745, 764.

Cwrw bach, 585 ; cwrw main, 315.

Cwtta Cyfarwydd MS., 509, 520.

" Cyfranc Lludd a Llevelys," 28.

" Cyfrinach y Beirdd," 658.

Cyhiraeth, the, 584.

Cymer, eisteddfod of 1735, 551.

Cymla coll's, 261 ; bards of, ,557 ; well (Resolven), 200.

Cymraeg Cwm Nedd, 227.

" Cymro " coach, 326.

Cynan Gar~·yn, 71.

Cynan (Pwll), 64n, 745.

Cywydd poems, local, 470-551.

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Dafydd ap Gwilym, 469-72, 520

Dafydd Benwyn 412-3, 479-80, 483-4, 510-12, 519, 527-32, 541.

Dafydd Ddu, 510, 519-20, 522, 746, 776.

Dafydd, Edward, bard, 78n, 130, 140, 486.

Dafydd Nant, 506, 775.

Dafydd Sh&n, bard of Catwg, 768.

Dafydd Siencyn shoemaker, 352, 557-9, 563 : his son Thos., 353n.

Dai' r Saint, 166, 563.

Dame schools, 171-2.

Dances and Music, 588-90.

Danes, Irish, 29.

Daniel, Thos., Ystradfellte, 583.

Daniel, W. E., min., 149.

Danton. death of, 704-5.

Darren house, 442-3, 460n, 7S7.

Davey family, Briton ferry, 307.

David, abbot of Margam, 535n ; of Valle Crucis, 520.

David ap Evan, Sir, priest, 747.

David ap. Gr. ap Wm., 45n

David, Howell, 765.

David ap Jenk. ap Res Lloyd, 765.

David, John, miller, 224 ; smuggler, 639.

David. John, of Cilvae, 138.

David, Mr., cler., 130.

David the wheelwright, 564.

David, Thos. (" Twm Dew "), 555 ; shipwright, . 617.

Davies, A., min., 152 ; A. R., cler., 95.

Davies, tlld. John, charity school, 169-71, 183, 185 ; his will, 183-7, 396.

Davies, D., coll'r of customs, 778.

Davies D. Cromw. rector, 111-12, 140, 153, ,729-31 .

Davies, D., min., 151, 156 ; D. C., 156, 165 ~ D. Glan. 151 ; D. Glyn, 152-3 ; D. H. S., 150 ; D. M., 150 ; D. R., 156 ; D. R. S., 156 ; D. T., 257n ; D. Tegfan, 152.

Davies, D. J., 63n, 171.

Davies, E. E., min., 156.

Davies, Edw., 294 ; Enoch, trader, 332.

Davies Elizabeth, ballad-writer, 183, 334-5, 398, 440, 567-8 ; letter, 705-6.

Davies family, of Penmaen, 729-31.

Davies, Gethin, D.D., 449.

Davies, Henry, min., 143, 145.

Davies, Capt. J., 404n.

Davies, Dr. J., rector of Malh·yd, 516n.

Davies, J. min., 145 149 154-6, 165 ; J. B., 150, 151 ; J. F., 749.

Davies, J., water-doctor, 607.

Davies, Jeffrey, cler., 83.

Davies, J. G., schoolm'r, 171, 176.

Davies, J. Morgan, 541 ; John, 171, 255n.

Davies, L., cler., 136 ; L., min., 143, 149.

Davies, Lewis, 37, 536.

Davies, Mr., coll'y, 260.

Davies, Peter, 154n.

Davies, R., Bp. of St. David's, 141.

Davies, R., Cefn LTcha, 556 ; Rice D., 728.

Davies, Rawlings, 556, 561, 740-1.

Davies, Reynold, of Streatham, 206, 366 ; letter. 704-S.

Davies, Robert, rector, 132.

Davies. S.. min.. 161.

Davies, T. (Ffeirad Coch), 126, 541 ; T. J., min., 156 ; T. R., 151 ; T. S., 150.

Davies, T. Lloyd, letter-book, 755.

Davies, Thos., shoemaker, 162.

Davies, W., 257n ; i~'., inn, 357 ; W. Ll., min., 165 ; W. S., 38 ; W. T., 363n.

Davies, Walter : see Gwallter Mechain.

Davies, Watkin, bard, 555, 562.

Davies, William, cler., of Blaen Gwrach, 127 ; of Ll'gyfelach, 643 ; of Iveath, 114, 157-9 ;

Davies, William, J.P., 222, 464.

Davies, William, of Cringell, 116, 151, 159n, 165, 481-3, 546, 551, 567.

Davis, D., Castell Hywel, 144.

Davis, D., Neath min., 145, 164-5n, 171, 567, 752.

Davis, D., and Co., 254.

Death Messenger, the, 596-7.

De Avan family, 361-4.

De Braose, Wm., 361, 361zr.

Declaration of Indulgence, 142.

De Clare, Gilbert, 30, 34, 54, 65, 361 ; see Glam., lords of.

Deer at Pergwm, 705.

Deere, George, 284.

Deio ap Ieuan Du, bard, 494-5.

Deities, 25.

De la Bere of Weobley, 362n.

De Penres, Sir R., 362-3.

Derlwyn mawr, 242, 772-3.

Dervaci, 21, 743.

Despensers : see Glam., lords of.

Dessi, the, 12.

Devil's pathway, the, 580 ; Evil One, sold to the, 580-1.

Dewi Glan-diar, 564.

Dewi Wyn o Essyllt, 773.

Dialectation, ex. of English, 580n.

Dice-playing, 558, 588.

Dic Penderyn, 440-l, 465-6, 774.

Dic Shon Shams, 467.

Dic Tamar, 466.

Dickson, J., contractor, 345.

Dilic the giant, grave of, 26, 28 ; well of, 26, 200.

Dillwyn family, 400-1, 439.

Dinas bricks, 313.

Diocletian. coin of, 15 ; stone of, 21, 319.

Dissenters at law, 610.

Docks at Neath, 613 et seq.

Dodington, Sir W., family of, 44-7 ; 247, 414-7.

Dog, demon, 580 : howling at night, 598 ; in turnspit, 358n ; proverb, 777.

Dollick's brown hair, 642.

Dolphin, John, cler., 747.

Donatus, 13.

Dosparth Edeyrn grammar, 471 ra, 519.

Dowlais works. 297.

D'Oyley of N.A., 416.

Dragons, 578.

Drapier's Letters, the 284, 756.

Dream of Rhonabwy, 24.

Drehir, 453.

Drim treasure, ref. to. ,,'81.

Drinking " punch," 613.

Druidical teaching, 11.

" Drych yr Amseroedd," 76.

Drymma, meetings, 150 ; property, 51-2, 250 ; stone, 17, 18.

Duck's epitaph, a, 596.

Duffill, M., min., 151.

Duffryn ch., 95 ; Main Colliery, 250.

Duffryn Clydach ho., 138, 282 ; hamlet in 1671, 651-2.

Dulais, brook, 192 ; circle, presumed, 15 ; property, 515 ; valley road, 321-2.

Dulais Rock inn, 223, 355.

Duncan, D., singer, 773.

Dunfrevill, Sir li., 363.

" Dunkirk," Virginia ship, 640.

Dunraven, Earl of, 334.

Dunregl bach, 762.

Dunstone, W. J., 772.

Dutch, passport in, 643.

Dwmbal, 196, 198.

Dwnn, Griffith, 196-7.

Dwnn, Lewys, the bard, 125, 197, 486-8, 523.

Dwr-y-felin, 225.

Dyfnant, 194.

Dykes, Thos., 278.

Dynas Gawr, 26, 27.

Dynevor Coal Co., 313, 626 ; engin. works, 308.

Dynevor, Lord, 346, 416-17, 632, 772.

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Eaglesbush coll'y, 260-1, 305, 460 ; foundry, 308 (757) ; quarry, 312.

Ear, the : see I.obe-cutting.

Earl's-wood, 217.

Earthenware, 312.

Earthworks, 20.

" Ebenezer," N. Abbey, 165.

Eben Fardd : see Thomas, E.

Eccles, H., 308, 381.

Edeyrn's Welsli gram., 471 n, 519.

Educational institutions, 167-8 ; monk as teacher, 493, 752.

Edward I, 63n ; Edw. II at Neath, 55, 65 ;

Edw. III, 66.

Edwards' arms inn, 352.

Edwards, I)., 246.

Edwards, Jas., min., 150 ; J. P., 156 ; John, 162 ; Powell, rector, 41-2, 114-S, 170.

Edwards, Dr. W. B., 12.

Edwards-Vaughan, of Rheola, 43, 182, 214, 242, 245, 280n, 322-3, 330-2, 334, 352, 420-2, 563, 633, 759-60.

Eel, a monster, 205.

Eglescliffe, J. de, 40.

Einion ap Collwyn, arms, 497 ; family, 402, 493, etc. ; lit. hist., 488, etc-

Einion the priest, 431.

Eisteddfodau, 177-8, 370, 471, 746.

Eleyros, 743.

Elfed, 457.

Elias, T., harper, 464.

Elizabeth, Queen, 266.

" Elizabeth " of Topsham, 640 ; Eliz., a French ship, 64''.

Ellis, R., M.A.. 528.

Ellis, Rt. Hon. W., of N.A., 416.

Elsam. W'm., 311.

Elton. Edw., 217, 243, 327-8, 333, 706 ; Sir A., 423n, 706.

Emlyn, Sir ffylip, 518.

Emu spelter works, 283-4.

Enchantment, curing by, 606.

Enea, Eneas, chaplain, 129.

Enesgaueleu, 91, 189, 284, 360.

English metrics, D. Nicholas on, 547-8.

Englynion, local : see Lit. Hist., 469-70, 753.

Eos Morlais, 771.

Episcopal chapel, 95, 156.

Erbery, VPm., ex-vicar, 153.

Erw'r Coed, 754 ; Erw Fawr, 762.

Esdaile, Hammett & Co., 306.

Eskyn coll., 263n, 333.

Estlond, 598.

Eure, Lord, 141.

Evan ap David (yr Halen), 374, 762.

Evan, D. ap, cler., 129.

Evan, Daniel, Ty'r Efail, 227.

Evan, David, rhymer, 417, 539, 735.

Evan, Edw., bard, 322n, 541-2, 545, 547-9, 551-3.

Evan, Geo., ship carp'r, 617, 620.

Evan, Wm., rhymer, 553.

Evans, A., min., 153 ; A.F., rector, 116, 171 ; Sir A. J., 17.

Evans, B., min., 151 ; 155-6.

Evans, D., harper, 464 ; min., 149, 150 ; vicar, 132.

Evans, David, of Neath, 375-6, 683-4, 687-8 ; will of, 762-3.

Evans, D., H., and T., 257n.

Evans, Capt. E., brewer, 315, 588.

Evans, E. Rowe, min., 157 ; E., cler., 83 ;

Evan, min., 150.

Evans family of Eaglesbush, 328n, 332, 406-9, 417-19, 706-7 ; jointure of 1666, 226, 285, 317, 418, 690-2, 765, 767.

Evans family of Gnoll, 47, 226, 231-2, 272, 683-92, 706-7, 729-31, 765.

Evans, Sir Herbt., 376-7, 688-92.

Evans, J., min., 151, 156 ; Dr. J. G., 520, 528 ; J. R., min., 161 ; J. T., 153.

Evans, John, of Eaglesbush, 406 ; will of, 765.

Evans, Leyson, 375-6 ; will of, 763.

Evans, Llewelyn, 449.

Evans, Mary, jointure, 690-2.

Evans, Morgan, cler., 126.

Evans, Owen, min., 145.

Evans, R., min., 155 ; R. O., 151.

Evans, Sir S. T., 150, 450, 769.

Evans, T. C., 373 ; Theo., cler., 81, 393 ; Thos., cler., 129 ; Thos. of Aber- clydach, 162 ; Thos. of the Mill, 559 ; Titus, min., 145.

Evans, Walter, jointure, 690-2.

Evans, Chancr. Wm., 532-3.

Eveleigh, G., 153.

Excommunication, 642.

Explosions, 243n, 248-9, 251.

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Fagg. F., Neath printer, 758.

Fair-day fights, 349.

Fairies, 22, 27 ; fairy tales, 572-6 ; fairy wells, 200, 201.

Fairs and markets, 54, 57.

Families and worthies, 359-468.

" Fanny blooming fair," 550-I, 738-9.

Farmers' arms, 355, 760 ; Farming, see Agriculture ; derelict farms, 214, 754 ; type of house, 754.

Fauna, 9.

Fendall Evans & Jelf, 244.

Ferns, 208-9.

Festivals, 584-7.

" Ffeirad Coch," 126, 541, 547.

" Ffelwm," the, 607.

Fforch-goch coll'y, 255.

Fforch-y-garan, 254, 530-1, 536, 756.

Ffordd y ffeirad, 322.

Ffrwd vale acad., 156.

Ffynnon names, 199-201 ; Ffynnon

Farged, 89 ; Ffynnon Ciollwyn, 532.

Fighting-men, 467, 587, 661.

Fire-engine pits, 239-40.

Fischer and Bro., N.Y., 453.

Fisher, Dr. J., quoted, 748 ; Miss, 355.

Fishery, Nedd river, 64, 126, 204-5, 362, 754.

Fish, vermin-fish, 580, 597.

Fitzhamon, R., 30.

Fitz-Mathew, Lord H., 361n.

Flannel manufacture, 317, 759.

Fleets of Welsh ships, 611.

Fletcher, J. Kyrle, 533.

Fleure, Dr. H. J., 11, 13.

Flint arrows, etc., 10.

Flora, 208-9.

Flower, Mr:, 10.

Flower-pot making, 276.

Flying viper, 578.

Fonts : see under churches.

Food-shop, 241.

Fords, on river, 348, 350, 743, 760.

Forest Goch, 250 ; inn, 355, 760.

Forests, 10, 231.

Forges, early, 285, 756.

Forgotten Welsh historian, 83n, 151, 154, 159n.

Formby, Capt., 265, 313.

Forster Brown & Rees, 238n.

Fortune-telling, 583-4.

Fothergill and Darby, 307.

Foundries, 308, 757.

Fowler, J. C., 381.

Fox, clan-name, 599, 600.

Fox, (G. C., & Co., N.A., 225, 242-3, 249, 251, 270, 283-94, 306-7, 358, 438.

Fox, Ieuan's poem to the, 474-5.

Fox, W. Lloyd, quoted, 292-3.

Foxhounds, 206.

France : W. Price of B.F. in, 485 ; E. Rees in, 446 ; Gwil. Tew in, 493n ; butter from, 699 ; wars with, 620, 625, 642 ; Rhys M. threatens, 544 ; ship wrecked, 640 ; Revolution, echoes of, 436, 610, 704-5.

Francis, Col. (G. G., 14, 62, 203, 271, 273, 280-1, 419n ; T., min., 155.

Francis, Gwilym, rector, 116.

Francis, Jenkin, Neath printer, 758.

Frank, D., 160.

Franklin, Benj., Il.S.A., 152~r.

Fredricks, F., 397-8, 633.

Freeholders of 1634, 707-8 ; Freemen, advt., 610.

French capture Neath boat, 618 ; settlers, 64.

Friendly Sisters of B. Ferry, 358.

Friends, Society of, 162-4 (752).

Frog of Hepste, 580.

Frosse, U., 267, 276.

Frowd, Wm., customer, 310.

Fruit-ship rifled, 640.

Fry, Messrs., of Hirwaen, 340.

Funeral path, 322, 348 ; custom, 777.

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Gabriel, J. R., M.A., quoted, 762-S

Gaelic speakers : see Goidels.

Gai, stone of, 23.

"Galliot," a Dutch, 640.

Games, Edw., 349 ; Rich, G., 389 ; the 24 games, 511, 587-8.

Gaol files, records from, 608-10.

Gardner family, 308.

Garreg Fawr, Ystrad Fellte, 365, 753-4.

Garsed, J., 213-4.

Garwed, 25, 27, 192, 196.

Gate-tolls, 322-4:

Gelding street, 683.

Gelli Duchlithe, 25.

Gelli Gaer, nr. Neath, 122, 763.

Gellionen chapel, 147.

Geneva, 145.

Geoffrey, Leyson, cler., 747.

Geoffrey of Hepste 581.

Geoffrey of M., historia, 520.

George, J., cler., 94 ; min., 154 ; T., min., 149 ; T. W., min., 156.

George, Mary 214.

George, Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd, M.P., 456.

Gereint, story, 520 ; G. ab Erbin, 611.

Germans at Neath, 279n.

Gethin, E., bagpipe-player, 590 ; Ieuan

Gethin the bard, 471-9 ; Owen G., 450.

Ghosts, 579, 761.

Giantesses of Baglan, 28.

Giant gnats of Craig-y-llyn, 576n.

Giants, 25-8.

Giants' Grave, 17, 27, 244-6, 328-9, 333, 340, 615 ; stones, 19.

Gibbins family, 163, 250n, 280n 282, 302-3, 305n, 309, 357, 441n, 444-5, 768 ; F. W., 24.

Gibbon, L., balladist, 341-2 ; M., builder, 349 ; W., min., 152.

Gibbs family, 389, 437-8 ; charity of J.

Gibbs, 182-3.

Gibbs, Mr., surv.-gen. for Wales, 638.

Gibraltar, coal for, 619, 625.

Giffard, John, 54, 225 229 285.

Gilbert de Clare, 30, 34, 54, 65, 361.

Ginn houses, 234, 238.

Giraldus Cambrensis, 28, 37-8, 61, 134, 61 I.

Gladys verch Ievan will of 747, 762.

Glamorgan, Agric. Society, 211-14 ; Bank, 638 ; half-penny, 632 ; princes, 359 ; lords of, 30-l, 39-41, 53-6, 60 ; lordship, 63n.

Glan-rhyd yr hesg, 151.

Glan-y-wern 327.

Glassbrook, Father, 165.

Gleisiad brook, 193.

Gloucester, Earls of : see Glamorgan, lords of.

Glover, R., Engl. poet, 639.

Glyncastle : see Clun y castell.

Glyn Corrwg, 344, 547, 549-50 ; in 1543, 646 ; in 1671, 655 ; church, 140.

Glyn Dulais, hamlets in 1671, 653-4.

Glyndwr insurrection, 55.

Glyn Leiros, 71.

Glyn Nedd, lords of, 41-2, 92-3, 365, 401-3 ; lit. hist., 488-509, 775 ; burial of, 499 ; hamlets in 1671, 653-4 ; nonconf. ch., 152, 155-6, 162, 165-6.

Glyn Wrach, 37.

Gnoll, brook, 56 ; castle, 614 ; college, 175 ; collieries, 231-40, 248n, 721-5; copper-works, 268 ; estate accts., 693-5 ; ghost, 579 ; grotto, 21, 22 ; house, 381-2, 765-6 ; leases, 683-90 ; rolls, 434 ; water, 198.

Godwin, Bp., 86, 139.

Gogovau, 37n, 744.

Goidels, 12, 13, 21-5, 576.

" Golwg ar y Byd," 80.

Goodwin, Wm., rector, 113, 184.

Goose-witch, the, 584.

Gordon, Mr., 381.

Gore, Bp. Hugh, 388.

Gored pool and inn, 196, 354.

Gough, Res, felon, 608 ; Richd., J.P., 626, 629-30, 638.

Gould, Dr. J., 270, 289-90.

Gower, cave, 10 ; no Welsh poets in, 545.

Grant family, 32, 33, 97, 170-1, 183, 214, 226, 239n, 381, 579, 780.

Granville, Richd. de, 30, 35, 64, 86-7, 656-8.

Greal, the, 519-20.

Great Exhibition of 1851, 176.

Great failure, a, 175

Great House, Neath, 382, 765-6 ; see

Gnoll, and Mackworth House.

Green Dragon inn, 355.

Green, Dr., Lord Bp. of Monm., 72, 133, 135.

Green Lady of Craig-y-llyn, 575-6.

Greenly, Lady, 369.

Greenway pit, etc., 238-40n ; seam, 240.

Gregory, chaplain, 129.

Grey, Hon. W. Booth, 421-2.

Greyhound bitch, lair of'the, 17.

Griffith ap Ieuan ap J., 42n, 744 ; cp. John ap Ieuan (Sir).

Griffith, D. H., cler., 82-4 ; Geo., 84.

Griffith, David (Dewi Nedd), bard, 352, 559-62, 740-1, 772.

Griffith family of Cadoxton, 391,'606, 609,

Griffith Gethyri, 362.

Griffith Goch family, 27, 403-4, 509-10, 515, 517.

Griffith Gwyr, 431.

Griffith, R., 343n, 563, 772 ; Thos., 353n.

Griffiths, Archd. John, 21, 115-6, 355, 568, 600-1, 749.

Griffiths, Daniel, min., 149-51, 214n, 242n, 450-1 ; Philip, 151, 222, 451 ; Wm., 151.

Griffiths, Evan, 205 ; G., cler., 84, 95 ; Gr., 151 ; J. E., min., 156 ; John, cur., 114.

Griffiths, Hannah, chandler, 315 ; Capt. H. G., 617.

Griffiths, of Bottle and Glass, 354.

Griffiths, Dr. R., 367-8, 761

Griffiths, Thos., M.P., 151, 601n.

Griffiths of Ynys-y-gerwn, 448-9 ; Lewis G. 161 328n 331, 354 ; Rev. D. G., 120, 127-8 259, 321, 354-5, 449 ; Rev. W. G., 120, 127, 214n, 355.

Grindal, Archbp., 141, 536.

Grist mills, 221-7.

Gronow, Capt. R. H., 82n, 335, 568 ; Thos., vicar, 82, 303 ; Baglan family, 535n.

Gronow, Eaton and Gibbins, 309.

Gruffydd Grug, 472.

Gryffy·dd, the bee-hunter, 475.

Guernsey vessel, 637-8.

Guerra Hawisie, 225.

Guest, Sir J. and Lady, 569 ; Thos., 288.

Guild of Burgesses, 661.

Gull, poem to the, 485.

Gun and shot making, 287, 304, 332, 743.

Gunpowder mills, 316-7.

Gunter family, 42, 375, 526n, 744.

Gutto ap Jankyn, 488-9.

Gutto'r Glyn, 520.

Gutyn Kyrioc, 506, 775.

Gwaen Fa'r (Gwern Fawr) : see Crymlyn pool.

Gwaeth-Voed, 27, 192.

Gwala w ell, 199.

Gwallter lllechain, 497.

Gwal y Filast, 17.

Gwartheg Pergwm, 244.

Gwenwyn~~yn's ships, 61I.

Gwernllwynwith, 47, 49.

Gwilym Glan Nedd, 563.

Gwilym (~wyn, Garreg Fawr, 754.

Gwilym Morganwg, 422n.

Gwilym, Richard, 260, 355, 557.

Gwilym Tew (15 cent. bard), 492-3, 496, 518.

Gwilym Tew o lan Taf (W. Moses), 484.

Gwrach, brook, 25, 189, 193.

Gwrangon brook, 25.

Gwrelych, brook, 25, 189, 193, 198 ; see Cwm G.

Gwrgan, chaplain, 129.

Gwrgi, family of, 37-8.

Gwrnach, the giant, 27.

" Gwyddyl " brook 12, 189, 191, 195.

" Gwyn Alaw," 771.

Gwyn ap Nudd, 28.

Gwyn family, 171, 182-3, 205, 226, 282, 366, 425-6.

Gwyn, Howel, 426, 633.

Gwyn, Wm., 32, 244, 254-5, 324, 328-33, 339.

Gwynedd, poets of, 545.

Gwynn, Capt. R., cust'r, 614.

Gwynn, Wm., coll'r, 614.

Gwyrosydd (Danl. James), poet, 773.

Gwysaney library, 141.

Gyfylchi chapel, 148, 159, 161, 287n.

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Harley farm, 381

Harp hair-stringed, 530 ; of Cilffriw, of Teirtud 774 ~ of Tynyrheol, 46°

Harpers, 464-5, 468, 579.

Harri, Siencyn, 160.

Harries of Bryncoch, 392-3.

Harris of Cwrt-y-cadno, 583.

Harris Howell relig. pioneer, 157-8, at Llan Illtyd, 749.

Harris, John, M.E., 256-7n.

Harris, T. C., min., 156

Harrison, Mr., coll. man., 257.

Hart, E. S., min., 151.

Hart, Horace, of Oxford, 778.

Harvest custom, 216.

Harvey, J., 288.

Hat-makers, 316.

Havana, seige of, 567.

Hawdre, 194n, 481, 762n.

Hawker, G., min., 157.

Hawkins, Thos., 234-7, 274-8, E. H., 310.

Haw-nant, 194-5, 226, 679.

Hay, Benjamin, 586, 590.

Hay, supply of, 217.

Hayle foundry, 288.

Hayward, Chas., chemist, 164.

Heap'd measure, 623. 523;

Haggard, Capt. M., 421.

Hague, G. A., min., 156.

Hair, brown, and wigs, 64''.

Hammett, Sir B. and Francis, 289, 306, 350.

Hammond, (~. B., 747.

Hanbury, Major J., 301, 419n.

Hancorne. S., coll'r, 614.

Handbook of V. of N., 203. 530 ; 282 ;

Hearth-tax 56 ~ Roll of 1670-1, 648-55 ; riot of 1686, 679.

Hebog brook, 192, 195.

Hedges, uncropped, 679.

Hendre Vorgan, 535.

Hen Gastell, 61, 134.

Hengist, 493.

Henllan, stone-circle, 15, 312.

Henrico de Brigtune, 135.

Henry ap Howel, of Rhydin, 523n ; see John ap Henry.

Henry, Bp. of Llandaff, 37.

Henry II at Neath, 54, 65 ; Henry VII and VIII, 31 ; Henry VII's commission, 273.

Henry, John, of B. Ferry, 451-2 ; his son, Rev. Philip and gr.-son, b'fatthew, 452.

Henty, G. A., 306.

Hepste brook 27, 581 ; Frog of, 580.

Herbert, Dr. W. Rhys, 257, 452-3.

Herbert, Earls of Pemb., 31, etc., 414.

Herbert family, builders, 162, 257-8, 516n.

Herbert of Gyfylchi, 365, 401.

Herbert of Raglan, 545.

Herbert, Sir Geo., 414, 515.

Herbert, Sir John, of N.A., 44 etC., 414-7, 764.

Heriots, 35, 45, etc.

Herslet, L.C., 175.

Hesg, 194.

Hill, John, coll'y, 259-61.

Hillier, G., 62.

Hinde, T. C., 247, 755.

Hir-ole, 192.

Hirwaen, 30, 201 ; works, 459.

Hoby Ph., 47-8, 247 ; family, 405, 415-6 ; Madame H., 538-9, poem to, 733-4.

Hodge, Capt. R., 636.

Holland, books from, 639 ; butter, 699 ; disaffected from, 641 ; passport in Dutch, etc., 643 ; ships, 640-1.

Holy Grail, the, 520.

Homer, translation of, 550.

Homilies, Book of (Welsh transl.), 76.

Honddan, brook, 192.

Honey, 37, 314-5, 475, 476n, 498 ; see Mead.

Hook, Rt. Rev. Mons. P., 166.

Hopkiit ap David of Cilvae, 523, 525-6.

Hopkin ap . . R. ap John, 508 ; ap Llew. Vwya, sons of, 492-3 ; ap Thos., 431.

Hopkin ap Thomas, Baglan, 141.

Hopkin David Dye, 744.

Hopkin, Evan, 320, 339 ; H., rhymer, 555 ; H. R., 242 ; Lewis, bard, 541-3, 545, 549, 551-2 ; Morgan ap, 110 ; Shadrach, rhymer, 557-9 ; W., innkeeper, 352 ; W., surgeon, 605 ; Wil, bard, 541-3, 552.

Hopkin families, 42, 43, 45, 50, 233, 257, 296-7, 352-3, 383, 404yt, 410, 430-4, 599, 744, 768 ; see also Popkin.

Hopkin, Richard, 241, 243n ; his wife, 369.

Hopkin Thos. Philip, bard, 513, 515n, 516, 535.

" Hopkiniaid Nedd," 599.

Hopkins, David, landowner, 431-2 ; will of, 764-5.

Hopkins, David, lessee, 257, 297, 433.

Hopkins, D. W., min., 155 ; Thos., min., 126.

Hopkins, Jenk. and T., of Tynyrheol, 50, 182, 296, 433, 743.

Hopkins, John, psalmist, 432, 768 ; Leyson, 433 ; the violin-maker, 316 ; Wm., Abbey bailiff, 66, 432, 516.

" Horeb," Skewen, 156.

Horestone, 19.

Horn light, 265n.

Horne, R., 308-9.

Horner, Thos., 202.

Horsa, " horswn," 501, 501n.

Horses, 21 I-2, 777 ; poem on, 510-1 ; powder for, 606 ; " March ap M. hath horses' ears," 744.

Hosgood, Saml., 462.

Houghton family, 243, 260, 311, 754, 757.

Hounds, see Foxhounds.

House, collapse of, 740-1.

Householders of 1543 and 1671, 645-55 ; of 1665, 708-11 .

Howel ap F). ap I. ap R., bard., 489-92, 518.

Howel ap J. ap Henry, ;08.

Howel ap Vleredith, 360, 361n.

Howel ap Thos., poet, see Thos. ap Wm.

Howel Dda, laws of, 362.

Howel Garan, 412 ; his son Howel Vychan, 531.

Howel Goch, Sir, 412, 747 ; Sir Howel of the Golden Hatchet, 494-5.

Howel, R., poem, 18, 224.

Howel, Thos, ap Wm., 523-5.

Howell, Benj., dep. cust., 626, 630, 780.

Howell, David, Dean of St. David's, 176n.

Howell, David (D. Saint), 166, 563.

Howell, Henry, cler., 77, 83, 747.

Howell, Morgan, warrior, 465.

Howell, Rees, M.A., 780.

Howells, Evan, 246-7.

Howitt, Mary, 447.

Hugh-cun dy, 129.

Hughes, A. T., cler., 132.

Hughes, D. Alvin, min., 162 ; D., min., 154-5 ; H. W., 155 ; Henry, 156.

Hughes, Dr. J. C~. M., min., 160 ; Thos., 150.

Humby, Mr., 283.

Humphreys, E., 19.

Hunter, W., estate-agent, 134.

Hunting, 561 ; songs, 555n, 560-I.

Hurling, 761.

Huw ap Dafydd, bard, 506.

Huw Cae-llwyd, bard, 493-4.

Hwlyn Grythor, 465.

Hyde, Dr. Douglas, 17.

Hymns, old, 596.

Hymn-writers, 443, 457.

Hyrola, 192, 330, 421.

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Iberian beliefs, 17 ; race, see Mediterraneans

Idnerth ap Ievan, 363.

Idol-worship, 532.

Iestyn ap Gwrgan, 30, 469-70 ; descendants, 359 et seq.

Ieuan (or Ievan), Ianto, Ifan, 471ya, see also Evan.

Ieuan ap Gr. Goch, 488 ; ap Tudur Pen-llyn, 775.

Ieuan Ddu ap D. ap O., 472-3.

Ieuan Ddu'r Bilwg, 519, 522.

Ieuan Gethin, the poet, 138, 362, 471-9, 500 ; children of, 476-7 ; his elegy, 478-9.

Ieuan, the ruddy bee-hunter, 47~.

Ifan, Daniel, 312.

Ifan Henllan (E. Rees), 598.

Illtyd, brook, 194 ; foundation of, see Llan Illtyd.

Ilston Baptist ch., 146, 1 ~3, 730.

Impiety, prosecution for, 608-9.

Independents, 140, 142-3, 148-53.

Industries, 210-350, etc., 757.

Innes, J., 304.

Inns, 351-8 ; innkeepers (ostelers), 55 ;

Inn v. Church colloquy, 533-4.

Incluis. p.m., 135, 191-2, 346.

Inscribed stones; '?I-4.

Instruments, tnusical, 589.

Iolo \Iorganwg, 16, 140-1, 442, 445, 522tr, 523, 5?Gn, a35, 545n. 549vr, 565-7. 619n, 6J8.

Iorwerth Vvnglwv_ d, bard, 477-9, 501-9.

Ireland, 12, 17, 29, 576, 617-9, 634 ; Dublin book, 639 ; see Goidels.

Irish cheese, f42 ; descent of llopkin family, 479 ; labourers, 16 ; smugglers, 637 ; soap, 310, 636.

Irish Vlinor, ship, 281.

Iron-making, 285-308 ; ironstone, 201, 243, 253.

Iron Shoe, the, 27.

Isaac, D. Lloyd, cler., 83, 155.

Ives, Wm., 292?.

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" Jack thc Batchelor," famous smuggler 637.

 

Jacob the Saint, 166.

Jacobite rising, 642.

" Jac o'r Stag," 246n.

James B., min., 155.

James, C. and F., 459.

James, Dr., 1'anteg, 171.

James, F?dw., vicar. 76, 139.

James, Evan, min., 152.

James, Canon J. D., 83.

James, R., min., 161 ; T. E., min., 155-6.

" Jameson & Pegy," ship, from New York, 643.

James II's charter to Neath, 57, 6G8-77 ; dethroned, 613-4.

Jaundice cured; 606.

Jefferson, T. (F'res. U.S.A.), 634, 643, 778.

Jefferys, Sir J. and J., pretended lords of Neath, 57 ; see 419.

Jeffreys, Gabriel, 638 ; V4illiam, coll'r, 614, 624 ; dismissed, 638.

Jenkin ap H. ap W. 364, 761 ; ap I. Ddu, 349 ; ap Rtchard, cler., 75, 511 ; ap T. ap R., 517.

Jenkin, David, see Dafydd ap S.

Jenkin, Evan, of I.lety'r Avel, 537.

Jenkin, Hopkin, 98, 420, 727; Owen, cler., 126.

Jenkin of Defynnog, bard, 141-2 ; of Hirolc, 420 ; Jenkin Tew, 481.

Jenkins of Cringell, 394 ; of Forest, 368 : of Glyn Corrwg, 750 ; of Hensol (Judge I). J.), 405 ; of Ton, 453-4- Samuel, 25G-7 ; Aiorgan, 5G0-1.

Jenkins, Edw., Neath, 642.

Jenkins, Ho~·ell, cler., 127.

Jenkins, J. B. and Co., 333.

Jenkins, John, rector, 113, 747 ; surv., 7~5.

Jenkins, John, and R, coll'y foremen, 258zz

Jenkins, bf., charity of, 182.

Jenkins, R., I.lan' paper mill, 70G ; of Bronyderi, 316 : Rees, coll'y, 2G0-2.

Jenkins, Thos., Dowlais, 370n ; coll. man., 257 ; vet. surg., 606.

Jenner, Dr. Henry, 777.

Jersey, Earl of, 182, 34?, 390 ; estate, 42.

Jesus Coll., Oxon., 502.

Jevons and Wood, 174, 255, 307 ; 4~'.

Jevons, 145, 174; 307n.

John, Abbot of Margant, 761.

John ap David, cler., 747 ; of Cilvae, 479, 774 ; see Hopkin, D.

John ap Henry ap H., 45, 285, 392, 402 : see Howel.

John ap I. ap Jenkin, rector, 110, 523zz, 747.

John ap John, 162-3.

John ap Owain Du, 526n.

John ap Rhys of Ynys-y-Maerdy, 747.

John ap Rhys ; see Ston ap R.

John, David, ship carp'r, 616 ; bard, 7G8.

John Ieu'n Gitto Vlelyn, 762.

John, J., coll'y, 261.

John (King) at Neath, 53.

John Shon y Gof, harper, 464.

John, W., tobacco-thief, G40.

Johnson, Charlotte, 729, 780.

Johnstown flood, USA. 772.

Jones, Andrew, F. and Wm., 728.

Jones, B. T., min., 16O.

Jones,, D. (D.D.), min., 161 ; D.M., 162; D. C.. 165 ; D. G., 161 ; D. S., 151 ; D., min., 145.

Jones. D., Llanafan, wizard, 583.

Jones, D. vicar, of Llangan, 159, 161.

Jones, David, cler., 82, 130-I, 748 ;

"Jones y llifiwr," 205.

Jones, David G., M.E., 247.

Jones, Dic, song, 256.

Jones, E., mule-driver, 596.

Jones, Ebenezer, min., 160-1, 750.

Jones, Edm., of Pontypool, 749-51.

Jones, Edm. J., of Forest, 570, 60~.

Jones, Edward, of Clun, 467.

Jones, Ellis, min., 165.

Jones, Entlyn, coll. man., 257.

Jones, Evan of Venallt, 366 ; of YnysArwed, 410-II, 727.

Jones family clockmakers, 316 ; Jenkin J., 351, 465.

Jones family, of Forest, 315, 334, 350, 438, 605 ; of Resolven, 433, 770.

Jones, Dr. G. Hartwell, 63n.

Jones, Gregory, rector, 112.

Jones, H., photographer, 744.

Jones, Hannah, missionary ; see Burnett,Mrs. H.

Jones, Henry, of N.A., 160-1.

Jones, Hopkin, ex-mayor, 749.

Jones, Hugh, bishop, 138.

Jones, J. (Tegid), 199.

Jones, J. .A. ; see Athan Fardd.

Jones, J. C. (D.D.), 162 ; J. Evans, min., 15o ; Jos., 151 ; J.R., 155.

Jones J. Ifano, 508 ; J. K., 563 ; J. Walter, 177.

Jones, Jem., witch of Hepste, 583-4, 593.

Jones Capt. Jenkin, Cromw, preacher, 77-8, 139, 148-9, 153.

Jones, Jenkin, of Virginia, U.S.A., 162, 454.

Jones, Jennie, harpist, 464-5, 579.

Jones, Mrs. J., Llandyssul, 453-4.

Jones, Sir J. Morris, 746n.

Jones, John, cler., 127 ; min., 145 ; min., 156-7.

Jones, John, of Tyngors, 557.

Jones, John, of Ynys-Nedd, 151, 557.

Jones, John, wizard, 582.

Jones, John A. ( Athan Fardd), 557.

Jones, Jos. T., 247, 258.

Jones, Lewis, vicar, 74, 83.

Jones, Leyson, cler., 127.

Jones, Mary, charity of, 182-3, 726.

Jones, Maurice, min., 153n, 154.

Jones, Morgan, bard, 562.

Jones, Morgan, of B. Ferry, 146.

Jones, Morgan and Wm., Llwyn Coedwr. 151 ; see 330.

Jones, Noah, coll'y, 260-I.

Jones, Adm. Oliver J., 421.

Jones, Col. Philip, 376, 419, 421.

Jones, Phillip, miller, 22G.

Jones, R., Ty'r Efail, 333.

Jones, Rees Jenkin, M.A., Aberdare, 145, 165n, 315, 467.

Jones, Rhys, 160.

Jones, Dr. Rice, 58? ; Rice, of Llandeilo, 32n

Jones, Robert, of Rotherhithe, 80n.

Jones, Saml., cler., 77, 83, l46n ; min., 148.

Jones, T., min., 156 ; T. D., 460 ; Theo., 268 ; Thos., Ffaldydre, 352 ; Titus, 154-7; T. W. (MS.), 153-4, 156-7.

Jones, Volander, 773.

Jones, W., cler., 83 ; Dr. W., Neath, 52 ; W., merchant, 637 ; W., min., 161 ; W. A., 155 ; W. Alfred, ref. 637.

Jones, Wm., of Tynyrheol, 256, 579n ; of Ynysygollen, 355.

Jordan, Ald. J., 584, 604 ; Mr., 328sz.

Joseph, Thomas, M.E., 459.

Joshua, Seth, min., 162.

Juckx, Ald. Thos., 727.

Julian, Lieut., arrives from America, 642.

Julius Frontinus, 13.

" Jumpers," the, 159n, 160.

Justices, entertained by Excisemen, 642.

Justus, 21, 743.

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Keates, Mr., 281-3

Keelage on ships, IV. Abbey, 45.

Kemeys, Hywel, 528-30.

Kemeys of Ynys Arwed, 246, 300, 334, 410-11.

Kempthorne, Capt. James, 617.

" Kendars," the, 777.

Kenfig, 515 ; see Marlais.

Keterich. G. (qu.), cler., 747.

Kilhwch and Olwen, 17, 24, 27.

Kilted figure, stone of the, 23.

Kilvey ; .see Cilvae.

Kirkeby, J., cler., 747.

Kirkhouse, Wm., 251, 260, 334-5, 337, 347.

Kissing foreigners, custom of, 629.

Kitchin's map, 222.

Kitty o'r Stag, 354, 607-8.

" Klothcey " Madog, 763.

Kneath, T., Swansea, 152n.

Knight, H. H., rector, 62-3, 104-7, I 15, 780.

" Koed Yeall," see Coed.

Kyle, Miss, 154.

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Labour, estate, 211, etc.

" Lady Mackworth," smuggler-chaser, 637.

Lady of the Lake. a new, 575-6.

Lake, David, 322.

Lake-dwellers and lake-stories, 12, 13, 25, 198, 576.

Lakes, 198-9 ; see Llyn, Pools.

Lake School of poets, 568.

Lamb and Flag inn, 323, 3~1 (760), 354.

Lamb inn, Neath, 358.

Lambs, song of request for, 754.

Lancaster and Spier, 34R.

Landey, William, printer, 732.

Land-holders of 1543 and 1671, 645-55.

Landore smelting-works, 652.

Land, owners of in 1873, 217-2 ; re- clamation of, 212. See Appendix.

Lane Dr., 270.

Langland, 762.

Lanthorn, in mines, 264-5, 641.

Lantwit bridge in 1684-5, 678-9.

Lantwit Church, see Llan Illtyd.

Lassbury, William, 780.

La Tene, era of, 13.

Latin, local use of, 488, 509 ; ref. to

Latin ode, 567 ; englyn, 567 ; passport, 643.

Latter-day saints, 166.

Latts, the, 56, 599, 678.

Lawrence, R., rector, 111.

Laws of England, pirated commentaries, 640.

Law-suit, canal, 329-33.

Laxey Neath Co., 283.

Lead and lead-ore, 271-8, 308.

Leases, various, 45, etc., 680-92, 696-8.

Lee General, of U.S.A., goes to prison, 634, 643.

Lee, V. H. Vaughan, 421 ; Mr. Lee, 244.

Leeds, Duke of, 271. 276.

Leet Courts, attend'ce at, 642 ; see Courts.

" Lefal," etc., 255-6.

Legendary lore, etc., 571-610.

Leigh, C. Hanbury, 32, 34, 73, 82. 238-9, 241n, 268, 332, 334, 756.

Leiros brook, 25, 88, 192, 225 ; farm, 50, 743.

Leisan ap Morgan ap Caradoc, 37, 189, 361 ~ ap Morgan Gam, 361 ; ap Morgan Vychan, 361-2.

Leisan ap Richard, vicar, 75-6, 111, 131, 182, 511.

Leisan ap Thos., abbot of N.A., 75, 229, 521-2, 746.

Leland., John, 92, 229, 348, 612.

" Leonidas," pirated ed. of, 639.

Le Soor, M., 363.

Letters, Hiberno-Welsh, 24-5 ; Roman, 23, etc.

Lettsom family, 303-4, 332, 423, 778.

Lewis, abbot.of N.A., 519, 522, 776.

Lewis. Daniel, vicar, 133.

Lewis, David, judge, 62, 360 ; vicas of Cad'n, 79-80. 84, 554 ; vicar of B.F., 137.

Lewis, Evan, of Ynys Arwed, 204-5, 388, 402-3 ; min., 145.

Lewis, Francis, vicar, 82.

Lewis, Godwin, rector, 113, 402.

Lewis, Howel, harper, 464, 468.

Lewis, J., rhymer, 564.

Lewis, James of Pontypool, 367 ; of Resolven, 256, 756.

Lewis, Lodwig, min., 161.

Lewis, L. W., 247, 423.

Lewis, Morgan, min., 152, 351.

Lewis, Richard ; see Dic Pendervn.

Lewis, T'homas. of Baglan, 405,J479-80 ; ironfounder, 286-8. 295-301 ; min., 144.

Lewis Thomas Ychan, 765.

Lewis, W., cler., 113 ; coll'y of, 260 ; harper, 58, 464 ; mine-agent, 332 ; trader, 332.

Lewys Glyn Cothi, bard, 92; 138, 496-8, 500-1, 527, 589.

Lewys Morganwg, bard, 507-8, 521-2, 658, 746, 746n.

Leyson, Evan ap, charity of, 182, 726.

Leyson families, 158n, 233, 243-4, 365, 374, 434-7, 599, 610, 626, 630, 684 ; see also Leisan.

Leyson, Thos., vicar, 82 ; Dr. Thos., 435 ; Wm., 638.

Lhuyd, Edw., 22, 26, 61, 240, 518.

Libel, Neath case of, 609.

Libraries, 178-181.

Lifris, 70.

Lighting, Neath, 749.

Lightmoor coll'y, 294.

Lime destroys par. reg., 643.

Limestone, 241.

Limonite, 308.

Lincoln, Abraham, Pres. U.S.A., 152n.

Linguri, 71.

Literary history, 469-570.

Litharge, 278.

Little Office of the B.V.M., 519.

Livery, regulation, 662.

Livingstone, J., 262.

" Llan," 15.

Llanbadarn Vawr, 272n, 273.

Llan-bedr, 99

Llandaff bishops, 138-9, 141.

Llandarcy, 318.

Llanddewi Brefi, 578.

Llanelly, 281-2, 304-6.

Llanerch in Cilfae, 706.

Llan Faglan : see Baglan.

Llanfihangel-ynys-Afan, 365, 392n, 761.

Llangattock-juxta-ilsk, 366.

Llan Gatwg, 17, 29, 70-84 etc., 92, 148, 182, 204, 512, 746-7 ; collieries, 240-52 ; freeholders of 1634, 707 ; householders, etc. (in 1543 and 1671), 651-5 ; inns, 355 ; inscrip., S18 ; mills, 221-5 ; roads, 321, etc ; sermons endowed for, 764 ; see Cadoxton manor.

Llangyfelach register, 643 ; Walsh sermons for, 764-5.

Llan Gynwyd, 546.

Llan Henog, 765.

Llan Ilid, ch. of, 35.

Llan Illtyd, 24, 96-101, etc., 148, 158, 406, 427, 557, 747-50 ; charities, 182 ; font and bells, 97 ; freeholders of 1634, 708 ; householders of 1671, 650-1 ; road, 321, 324 ; stone, 24 ; vestry-book, 226, 259.

Llan Sawel, 133-7, 750.

Llan-wrtyd, Latin ode to, 567.

" Llanywern," error, 327n.

Llechwen Ddiddos, 17, 19.

Lleision ap Rhys, 66, 365, 382-3, 500 : see Price, Leyson.

Lleisioniaid Nedd, 364, 374, 599.

Llety Dafydd, 321.

Llety Mawr, 184, 186-7.

Llety Nedd, 743.

Llety'r Avel, 223, 537.

Llety'r Bwbach, 17, 579.

Llety'r Fwyalch. 246, 323, 565.

Llewellin, Evan, vicar, 131-2.

Llewellyn, D. J. and W. J., 24.

Llewellyn, Sir D. R., 242, 244, 246-7, 258.

Llewellyn family, of Ynys Dyfnant, 413, 771.

Llewellyn, Gr:, Baglan, 133, 213, 633 ; Mrs. Gr., 183.

Llewellyn, Llew., book-collector, 632n.

Llewellyn, Wm., & Co., Aber Dulais, 260-1 302-4, 306, 334, 633 ; family, 448, 769.

Llewelyn ap D. ap H., Clun Eithinog, 527-30, 532.

Llewelyn ap Gwilym, Garreg Fawr, 365, 753 ; of Porth-yr-ogof, 414n ; of Rhydin, 392.

Llewelyn ap Iorwerth, 54, 361.

Llewelyn ap R. ap Grono (1359), 91.

Llewelyn, bee-hunter, 475.

Llewelyn Bren, 362, 745.

Llewelyn Dyo, 413.

Llewelyn, Sir J. T. D., Bart., 151, 206, 401.

Llewelyn, John, familv of Ynys-y-gerwn, ~ 46 161 204-5, 211 223, 225, 268, 273n, 299, 300, 317, 322, 330, 354, 399-401, 543, 623, 766.

Llewelyn, Hopkin, 626.

Llewelyn, John, poet, 352.

Llewelyn, Leyson, 235n, 241.

Llewelyn, Llew., 205, 599.

Llewelyn, Morgan, landowner, 242, 245, 254-5 291 298 716-8 ; various, 167, 413 528 ,530, 430n, 536-8.

Llewelyn, Mr. coal-carts 623.

Llewelyn, R. P., cler., 127 ; Mrs. R. P. Ll., 373.

Llewelyn Sion (L lew. John), bard, 141, 384, 470, 524, 534.

Llewelyn, Sion, of Cefncoed-cymer, 542.

Llewelyn, T., coll'y, 259.

Llewelyn, Thos., of Ynys-y-gerwn, 388, 399

Llewelyn, Thos., the bard, 124, 140-4, 518 ; family of, 41 I-14 ( ), 528, 530-1 ; lit. hist., 527-38 ; prophecy, 536.

Llewelyn Vwya, of Rossoulm, 527 ; sons of, 41 ; grandsons, 492.

Llewelyn, Vychan, bard, 476-7.

Llewelyn, Wm., Rhigos, 412.

Llewhelyn, E., Cad'n yeoman, 637.

Lloches Gawr, 27.

Lloyd, C., cler., 83.

Lloyd, Catherine, smuggler, 358, 634-5.

Lloyd, E. W., min., 146.

Lloyd, Dr. J. E., historian, 11, 12, 13.

Lloyd, S. (Myfyr Nedd), 563.

Lloyd, W., vicar, 121.

Lludd, see Nudd.

Llwyd, Sion Morys, 541.

Llwyn Erydd ; see Eaglesbush.

Llwyn-llanc, 515-16.

Llwyn-y-ffynnon, 200.

Llyfr Cymysg, 520.

Llygad y ffyrnas, 199, 200.

Llyn du, 196, 204.

Llyn fach and Llyn fawr, 12, 13, 16, 193, 196, 198, 556.

Llyn y fan, the lady of, 576.

Llyn y forwyn. 13.

Llyn y lladd, 196-7.

Llys newydd, 589.

Llywarch ap Iestyn, 97.

Lobe-cutting, 606, 777.

Loch Owel, lake-lady, 576.

Lodge, Sir Oliver, 429.

Lokington, W., rector, 129.

London tavern, 642.

Lones, W., plan by, 280.

Lore of industry, 757.

Lost tradition, 581.

Loughor, N., post-carrier, 467-8.

Louvre, old, of Paris, 642.

Love family, Neath, 392n, 631-2.

Lovel, John, 362.

Lower Resolven Coll'y Co., 258.

Lweyn, John, cler., 747.

Lyke, T. P., min., 151.

Lyon, J. W., 255, 633.

Lysons, Solomon, as rebel, 610 ; the King against, 436

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Maber, T., printer, 1U4, 557, 758

Mabinogion, the, 17 ; the story of 73ranwen, lU.

Mabsant festival, 351, 584-5.

M'Adam, the roadmaker, 323n.

Macalister, Dr. R. A. S., 21.

Macaritin stone, 22, 23.

McCarthy, J., 254n.

Machines, farm, 212.

Mackenzie, Sir A., 460.

Mackworth family, 31-5, 42, 57, 61, 149, 169, 202, 204-5, 212, 226-8, 232-9n, 241, 265, 268, 271-80, 288, 310-11, 317, 327, 377-82, 434, 553, 614-5. 618, 624, 638, 641, 705n, 779-80 ; Sir H. n'I.'s Diarys 169, 228, 263n, 327-8, 378 379n, 382, 613 ; Lady M.~M.'s settlemt., 380, 424-5 ; poem on Sir Hum., 725-6 ; see Mansell-Mackworth.

Mackworth, Herbt., Bart & Co., 638.

Mackworth House raided, 635.

Maddocks, A., of Cefn Ydfa, 366 ; E., cler, 127.

Maen Bradwen, 17, 18.

Maen dau lygad yr ych, 22.

" Maen Gorweddfa ' of D. N., corrected, 549.

Maen Gweddiau, i6-18.

Maen Llia, 22, 743.

Maen Madoc. 21 , 743.

Maes Cwnrig 144n 763.

Maes gwyn, 28, 312 367, 568.

Maes marchog, 34, 152.

Maesyrhaf ch., 149-50.

Magna pulla 196.

Mail coach, 325-6 ; robbers, 636 ; tragedy, 326, 357.

Malkin, B. H., 141.

Mam o Nedd, 429.

Mann, Isle of, 632n.

Mann, J. port coll'r 614.

Manors, V. of N., 30-52 ; claims to wrecks, etc. 637, 640-1 : see Courts.

Mansell, Sir A., of B. F., 139, 264, 383-5, 766 ; his sons, 384-5 (corr. 766) ; Dame Jane's Ietter, 385-6 ~ see Price-Mansell.

Mansell, Barbara 77-8, 384.

Mansell, Bussy (Cromw'n), of B. F., 33, 43, 77-8, 130-1, 136, 149, 205, 247, 263 , 386-9, 766 ; will of, 388-9 ; Thos. of  B. F., 49, 235, 389, 437.

Mansell, Hon. Bussy, 149, 236, 295 389-90.

Mansell family of Margam, 35 36 147, I49, 263, 295-7, 414n, 640, 743~, 765, 778.

Mansell family, of Muddlescomb, Carm., 766.

Mansell, Sir Rice, 405n, 432, 626.

Mansell-Mackw orth controversy, 57-8, 169, 235, 626n 635, 755.

Mansell. Philip, 383, 503, 614, 778 ; Ulrich, 47.

Man-trap, a, 217.

Man, vanous races of, 9-14.

Maps of Glam. roadsietc., 321, 321n, 348.

Maqui Cairatini, 576.

Marat, ref'ce to, 705.

March ap Meirchion's barbers and pipers, 774 ; ships Of, Gl l.

Margam Abbey, ;17-42, 189 ; see Dlansell.

Mari Lwyd custom, S8i-6, 777.

Mari of Pant Adda, '?11, 246.

Market, right of, 661, 749 ; see Fairs.

Marlais, Marlas, Marles, 511, 513, 515, 775-6.

Marriage, customs and rhymes, 590-2.

Marriott, W., 241, 332.

Marshes, V. of N., 201.

Martin, E., 238-9 ; report by, 721-3.

" Mary and Betsy," ship, 639·

Mason, T. W., min., 150.

" Mathetes," 156.

Matthew, David, " the great," 463.

Matthew, D. Llwyd, bard, 515-6, 541.

Matthews, J., min., 150-1, 160.

Maurice, Henry, quoted, 78.

Maurice, priest, 74, 129.

Maurice, the miller, 225.

Maybury, Sir H., 322 ; Mr., 331.

May-day contest, 587.

Mayo, Sir, rector of Sully, 363.

Mead, 475, 496n, 498, 500, 775.

Mead-cup of John ap Rhys, 496.

Mechanics' inst., Neath, 180.

" Meddwi," 775.

Medicine men, 604-8.

Mediterranean race, 9, 10, 13.

Megaliths, ll-25.

Meirchion Llwyd, dau. of, 581.

Melchior, A. and H., 155.

Melin y Cwrt, 44, 196 199, 221-3, 257, 294-9, 585, 596 ; chapel, 151-2, 751 ; clay level, 313-4 ; coh's, 257-8 ; inn, 353 ; mill, 222-3 , 365 ; road, 321, 759. Melin d5n, 226-7 ; y dref, 226 ; y bont, 225, 444 ; y rhos, 223-4.

Melin Glydach, 222, 365.

Melin Gryddan, celt found at, 10 · chapels, 151 , 156, 160 ; chem. wks., 282, 308-9 ; church, 109, 183 ; copperworks, 271-81 ; mill, 225-7, 689 ; school, 174, 762 ; stones, 18, 21 ; tinworks, 308, 757.

Mellte brook, 193 ; mill, 221, 754.

Mendoza prize-fighter 467.

Mera. the, 56, 314, 679, 704 ; aliases, 599-600, 777 ; the name, 599n ; people of, 600, 601n ; the school, 171n, etc. ; song of, 604.

" Merched y Mera " 312.

Meredith ap Caradoc, 360.

Merlin (pseudo-) prophecy 736-7.

Merrick, Rice, 35, 53n, 63, ,469-70, 519.

Mertherne, R. de, 100-1.

Merthyr school, 171~a, 351n.

Metal-seekers, the, I1.

Methodists, Calv., 157-62.

Meurig Dafydd, bard, 516n.

Mexico Row, church, 154.

Meyer, Prof. Kuno, 11.

Mice, candle-eating, 642 ; omen, 597.

Michell, Stephen 288-9.

Miers family 34 73 268 280 296-303, 332, 380, 422-5, 63~3, 728-9, 768.

Militiamen's wives, 748.

Mills, 64, 221-7, 754-5 ; mill, suit at, 45 ;

Mills, A. F., min., 157.

Millwood manor, 418.

Mines Royal copperwks., 224-5. 250, 266-9, 283, 756.

Mint, the Tower, 275.

Miskin, lordship of, 34 ; mill, '?'!1-2.

Mizes, paid to lord, 678.

Mole-catcher, hill, 424 ; E. Bevan as, 555.

Mollet, E., mr. of the " Nancy," 638.

Monasteries, 15, 743.

Monkey, a, tolling St. Thos. bell, 598.

Monks of Neath, 67 ; as colliers, 229-30.

Monmouthshire, lack of bards in, 545.

Monoliths, 17.

Moon, alias W'oon ; his wig, 642.

Moor, Edmund, 50.

Moore, E. A and J. N., 95, 250, 283, 406.

Mooretown mission ch., 95.

Moorman, Lady, 394.

Morgan and Perkins, coll'y, 334 ; and Phillips, 26U.

Morgan ap Cadwallon, 360 ; ap Caradoc, 36-9, 61, 125, I34, 360.

Morgan, B., copperworks, 280.

Morgan, D., chemist, 569 ; coalowner, 261; min., 153 ; I?. G., min., 151 ; D. H., 633 ; D. L., 150 ; D. P., vicar, 132.

Morgan, David, of Neath, 241, 312, 332, 334.

Morgan, David T., 144. 203, 37Un, 455, 541-3, 546, 563n.

Morgan, E. (I. ap Ieuan), 455 ; E., min., 155 ; Edw., prin., 63 : Evan, bard, 352.

Morgan Gam, 54, G5, 360-l.

Morgan, Gwilynl, 146n.

Morgan, Ald. H., 177 ; Morgan Bros' factory, 317, 759.

Morgan, H., harper, 464.

Morgan, Herbert, DT.A., 28.

Morgan, J., rector, 110 ; J. H., cler., 127.

Morgan, Brig.Gen. J. H., 455, 771.

Morgan, Jenkin (temp. Chas. I), 194, 404 ; his son, Rhys of Y nys Dyfnant, 404.

Morgan, John, Case of, 235-6.

Morgan, John, barrister, 738; keeper, 561. See Sion Mawddwy.

Morgan, Lleision, 214, 606 ; cler., 126.

Morgan, Llewelyn, of B. Gwrach, 143-4, 413, 536 ; vet. surgeon, 606.

Morgan, M., Birchgrove, 706.

Morgan, Mary, Resolven, 161 yt.

Morgan, Dr. Moses, 465.

Morgan, R, min., 151-2 ; vicar, 132.

Morgan, Rees, B. Gwrach, 144, 412.

Morgan, Rhys, bard, 144, 322n, 470, 541-6, 737-8 ; his letter; 545.

Morgan, Robt., Pontardulais, 155.

Morgan, Saml. J., 436, 610n.

Morgan, Thos., couns'r, 643 ; min., B. Gwrach, 144-5, 605 ; Skewen, 156 ; of the Rock, 771.

Morgan Vychan, lord of Baglan, 361, 471n.

Morgan, Bp. W., 123-4, 140.

Morgan, Col. Wm. Ll., 1G ; quoted, 20, 319.

Morgan, Wm., of Pencrug, Mon., 377 ; Sir William, 542n.

Morgan, W. T. (Gw. Alaw), 144, 455 ; min., 161, 451.

Morganwg, Lewys, bard ; see Lewys.

" Moriah," Neath Abbey, 150,

" Morien," 532n, 542.

Mormon mission, I GB.

Morris, D. M., vicar, 95.

Morris, Daniel, of Glyncastle, counsellor, 161, 23in 409-1(l, 539, 726; charity of, 18-l, 18G-7.

Morris, Henry, vicar, 133.

Morris, J. W., min., 152.

Morris, Meredith, cler., 31G.

Morris, Robt., of Glyncastle, 44, 409-10, 553, 726 ; of Swansea· 311 .

Morris, William, cler., 127.

Mort, Richard, 355.

Morus, Huw, poet, 356.

Moses family, of Ton, 453-4 ; Miss M., harper, 464.

Moses, L. J., powder-works, 317.

Mostyn.library, 141.

Mountain roads, 320.

Mourning-clothes, making love in, 598.

Mowbray, John de, 64.

Moxham, E., 62.

Moysey, Abel, 51-2.

Muller, Prof. Dlax, 11.

Mumbles, 10.

Munro, I.. 'f., 4~8.

Murder stone, Ll. Gatwg, 74.

Musical instruments, 464-5, 468, 523-7.

Music, dancing, etc., 588-91.

"Mwynyn " ox-song, 593-4.

Mycenacan pillar, 17.

Myfyr Nedd, 16.

Myles, John, of Ilston, 138, 153.

Mynydd bach, 139, 142-3 ; y dinas, 20 ; y gaer, 19, 20, 319.

Mythology, 26.

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Name-lists (App'x), 644, 707 ; note, 778.

Nance, R. Morton, 777.

Nanmor, Rhys, 754.

Nansan, Richard, 350.

Nant yr ewig (and other brooks), 189-95 ; nant y felin, 222 ; y gleisiad, 563 ; y gwyddyl, 530 ;

" Nantymayrdy," 232ta.

Napoleon, s67.

Napper, R. I'., 203.

Naseby (error for Newbury), 139.

Nash point, 640.

Nathan Dyfed, 350, 562.

National I.ibrary of ~i'ales, 502, etc.

Natural History, 204-9.

" Nazareth," Tonna, 161.

Neanderthal man, 9.

Neath abbey, 30, 34-6, 39, 45, 62-9, 167-8, 189, G11-12, 743-7 ; abbots, G7, 745-6, 776 ; hurials, 92-3, 499-500, 745 ; charter, 656-8 ; daily offices, 68 ; ghosts, 579 ; granges, 6G ; lit. hist., 519-22 ; mill, 223-4 ; ode to, 521-2, 6J8-6O. Neath abbey coll's, 22S-30, 243, 247-52, 265, 621-4 ; copperwks., 26G-70 ; estate, 44-52 ; ironwks., 24, 191, 225, 243, 283, 295, 757 ; lords of, 44-52,' 224, 243, 248-S0, 2S9.

Neath academy, 171.

Neath and Brecon r'lway, 34~ ; N. and Brynaman, 345.

Neath borough, 53-61, 611 ; aldermen, etc., in 1684-5, 57 ; charters, 54-7, 668-77 ; courts, 56-8. 60, 677-9 ; doc;'ts, 7(10-4 ; housholders in 1543, 645 ; in 1665, 708-11 ; in 1671, 648-511 ; lands of, 56, 663-5, 678, 743 ; laws of, 55, 86, 660-2 ; Pemb. grant of 1(i12, 663-5 ; population, 743 ; portreeves and mayors, 56-60, 745 ; presentments, 666-8, 677-9 ; rectors, 110-6 ; streets, 55, etc. ; survey of 1666, 666-8 ; town walls, 53.

Neath burgus, manor of, 31-4, 231, 666-8 ; mills, 225-7.

Neath canal, 328-33, 336-9 ; junction canal, 333-8.

Neath castle, 32, 53-6, 63, 611, 744 ; western castle, 63-4 ; passages, 581 .

Neath charities, 182-7 ; custom-house, 630-1.

Neath citra and Briton, 31-4, 61, 190, 225-7.

Neath coal-bank, 241 ; coal areas, see (Gnoll coll's.

Neath grist mills, 223-7.

Neath harbour, 56, 611-34.

Neath industries, 310, 757.

Neath inns, 356-8.

Neath-Merthyr coll'y, 257.

Neath, Nonconf. churches, 148-51, 153-60, 163-6.

Neath parish ch., 100-16, 598 ; inscriptions, 726-9, 779-80 ; vestry minutes, 102-4, 748-9.

Neath river bridge, 326, 346, 678, 759-60 ; wharf, 237, 248.

Neath schools, 167-77.

Neath, sermons endowed for, 764.

Neath societies, 16, 178-81, 752-3.

Neath tide-table, 254, 307.

Neath turnpike trust, 322-4.

Neath ultra and Cil-y-bebyll, manor; 31-4, 241-2, 245, 720-1 ; mills, 221-7 ; pleas, 199.

Nedd-Avan, lords of, 359-64.

Nedd Fechan, brook, 188, 190; mill, 221, 227, 754.

Nedd river, 18, 70-l, 189-90, 215n, 61I-33 ; baptism in river, 154, 195 ; names of pools, 195-7 ; watershed, 9, 188-202, 753 ; see Bridges.

Nedd-Tawe, ridge-land, 33-6, 53.

Neolithics, 10, 11, 13.

Nestus, a priest, 63.

Neuadd-lwyd academy, 151.

Nevill, R. J., 282n.

Newburgh, Henry and W. de, 64.

Newbury (error, Naseby, 139), battle of, 264, 750, 766.

Newell, E. J., school, 177.

New mill, a, 227.

Nicholas, David, bard, 167, 470, 482, 541-2, 545-52, 564n ; letter of, 547-9 ; memorial corrected, 549-50 ; version of his song to " Fanny," 738-9 ; E., min., 150 ; Llewelyn, harper, 464.

Nicholls, Henry, rector, son of D. N., 79, 112.

Nidum, 14,

Nield, J. and W., harpers, 464.

Nigger-songs, 258n.

Nobel Industries I.td., 316.

Noises in old mines, 598.

Nonconfor~nists, 138-66 (corr., 750) ; as Welsh readers, 545.

Nordic race, 25.

Normans, the, 28-31 , 53, 470.

Norroy (" Norris "), king-at-arms, 498.

Noy, Wm., 235, 626-7, 727.

Nott, Chas., 326, 357, 456.

Nott, Sir Wm., 172, 326n, 357, 456.

" Nub " of Crymlyn coal, 706.

Nudd, 28.

Nursery rhymes, 603.

Nutting time, tune, 592.

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Oaths, religious, 168-9.

 

Oatmeal at market, 678.

O'Connor's Plan of Neath, 198, 279.

Oddfellows inn, 351.

Ode to God and the Virgin, 489 ; to Lleision of Neath Abbey, 80, 521-2, 658-60.

Odorous.well, 199.

Officium Beatiae Mariae, 519.

Ogham stones, 12, 22, 29.

Oil works, 318, 580.

Old age, poems on, 534-5.

Old Bethania, Neath, 154n.

Old Ditches, Neath, 762.

" Old Mackworth," 156.

Old stone age, 9.

Old valley road, 321, 324.

Omens, 597-8.

Omnibuses, 759.

Onllwvn furnace, 306.

Ookiep mine, 284.

O'Rahilly, Miss C., 12.

Orchards, 45, 754.

Ordinations of IvT.A. monks, 67.

Ordnance : see Gun.

Organ, Neath ch., 380n ; of Cilffriw, 523.

Ostrey, 661-2.

Otes, John, 618.

Overton, Ed., 332.

Ovid, 520.

Owen ap Alaythur, 39 ; ap Griffith, will of, 762 ; ap Morgan ap Caradoc, 37, 360.

Owen Bach y Crugau, 774.

Owen Creich, 360.

Owen (?) D., rhymer, 389, 540.

Owen, Geo., quoted, 230n. ; H., quoted, 25-7.

Owen Glyndwr, 362, 473, 478, 500, 503n.

Owen Lawgoch, 26.

Owen, Mary, hymnist, 456.

Owen, Richard, 225, 308 ; T. J., quoted, 172.

Owners of land, 217-20.

Oxen, at work, 45, 48, 213, 248, 642.

Oxford, 138, 489n, 503, 601-2, 730.

Ox-songs, 592-4.

Oxwich, 640.

Oystermouth, 586n.

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Paddison family, 453.

 

Paddon, J. B., 52, 250.

Painting, V. of N., 203.

" Pal " place-names, 581.

Palmer, Mr., Rlieola, 421.

Pandy. 317-8 ; coll'y, 254, 459.

Paneg, 45.

Pant Adda, 25.1.

Pant y ffynnon, 199, 200 ; y geifr, 199, 256 ; yr hcol, 333.

Paper mill, Ll'gyfelach, 706.

Parciau Gwern Vare, 49.

Pardoe, W. H., 312.

Paris, pictures stolen, 642.

Parishes, 188.

Parker, Thos., Kidwelly, 718n.

Parliamentary elections, 778.

Parry, Edward, min., 155.

Parry's factory, 317.

Parsons families, 225, 238-9, 249-50, 260, 269-70, 281, 287-9, 309, 334, 344, 633.

" Parsons' Folly," 261, 340.

Parys mines, Anglesey, 756.

Passport, American, 634, 643.

" Patch Mawr," 340.

Paviland skeleton, 9.

Peace Society, Neath founders of, 440, 448.

Peake, H., 11, 12.

Peat fuel, 311.

Pebbly well, 199.

Pedol Haearn, the giant, 16, 27.

Pegge, Dr. Chas., 778.

" Pela," coal-balls, 231n, 622.

" Pelham," Government cutter, 637.

Pembroke, Earls of, 31-5, 57, 226, 231-2, 242, 317, 366, 375-6, 451-2, 498, 663-5.

Pembroke ship-masters, 643.

Pencaedrain siding, 333n ; tunnel, 342.

Pen-ceffyl, celebration, 585-6.

Pencraig Nedd, 247 ; see Morgan, Rhys.

Penderyn, 26.

Pendrill, J., 51-2.

Pengilly, Thomas, 465.

Penisa'r Coed, 90.

Penllwyn march, 763.

Penmaen, Davies family of, 729.

Pennard, Gower, 638.

Penrhiw Angharad, coll'y, 259.

Penrhiw incline, 340 ; ore-mines, 459.

Penrhiw'r felin, 351n ; meadow well, 200.

Penrhys, Virgin image of, 496.

Penrose and Evans, coll'y, 260-l.

Penrose family, 241-2, 246-7, 259-60, 332-3, 423, 715-20.

Pen Sais, 27, 743 ; Pentre Says, 637, 743.

Pen'singrug, 563, 581, 772.

Penrhiwtyn lands, 763 ; canal, 328, 613 ; furnace, 304-6 ; monolith, 17, 18 ; new road, 324 ; tramway, 340.

Penry of Rhydin, 392, 743.

Pen y gisla, 149.

Penygraig levels, 247, 348.

Pen y llyn, Crymlyn, 49.

Penywern mill, 225.

Peredur, historia, 520.

Perkins, John, 564 ; W. H., 601zz.

Pestilence, the, 476-7, 747.

Peters, Llewelyn, 172.

Phaeton, Sir R. M.'s, song, 380n.

Pheasant, the, 207.

Philadelphia, 634, 643.

Phillimore, Egerton, 502.

Phillips, D., 246n J. Gurney, 1 56 ; J. L., min., 151 ; J. Roland, 6l6 ; Sir John, 626 ; T C., cler., 63, 95 ;Wm., bard, 563.

Phillip, W., cler., 747.

Philipp, T ap Ieuan, cler., 125.

Photographiy, early, 462.

Physical features, 18S-204.

Pickrell, W., 258.

Picture-fall, omen, 597.

Pie-poudre, Court of, 57, 60.

" Pieter Cats," Dutch ship, 640.

Pig-styes prohibited, 662 ; pigs, 679.

Pike, S., mixrder of, 642.

Pilks. 580 n.

Pills on river, 612-3.

Pincerna, Wm., 657-8.

Pinkney, F., rector, 114, 157, 415n, 728.

Piozzi, Mrs. Hester, 705.

Pipe-making, 310.

Pipes (music), 527, 774.

Pirates, 634 ; for Neath mines, 276.

Pistols bought 641-2 ' arms on ships, 642.

Place family, 268-9, 280-I, 334, 430, 606, 633.

Place-names, testimony, 24-9, et seq. ; see chap. ix.

Plaids, 317-8.

Plas y felin, Glyn-neath, 222 ; Neath, 225.

Player family, 309, 313.

Ploughing, 212-3 ; songs, 592-4.

Plough inn, Clun, 342, 354, 759 ; Rhigos. 154.

Plume of feathers, on coins, 275n.

Plumbe, Dr., 282-3, 309.

Plumptre, Charlotte S., 750.

Plymouth murder, 642.

Poems of l7th cent., 731-7.

Poison-fish, the, 580.

Police advt., 610.

Pollard, Joseph, 163-4.

Pont-ar-Dawe, 765.

Pont y delyn, 464 ; y dinas, 349.

Pont y grachlan, 256, 348.

Pont y gwaith ha'rn, 348.

Pont melin fach, 221 .

Pont Nedd-fechan, 33S-40, 349-50, 753 ; bardic mtgs., 540 ; Eisteddfod, 555 ; giant witch, 28 ; inns, 350 ; nonconf. ch., 155, 162.

Pontorson, Brittany, 501n.

Pont Walby, 153, 196, 304, 340, 349-~I ; inn, 332n ; mill, 221-2 ; works, 312.

Pont ynys-byllog, 348.

Pools on the Nedd, 195-6, 204-5.

Pope, the, 499, 502n.

Popkin family, 51-2, 286, 294-6, 301.

" Porth y Gymraeg," 342n.

Porth yr Ogof, 752.

Portrey, J., vicar, 81, 157-8 ; family, 417.

Port Tennant, name, 335.

Posting-masters, 760.

Potatoes, 212.

Pottery, 312 ; ancient, 10.

Poultice, cow-dung, 777.

Powel, Anthony, 522, 776.

Powell, E. B., min., 149.

Powell, Gabriel, 237n, 637.

Powell, H., of Ynys Sannws, 562.

Powell, H., coll'y man., 257.

Powell, Howell, of Tydu, 419, 768 ; M., 765.

Powell, J. C., 156 ; John, schoolm., 169.

Powell, Morgan, v. of Llanharry, 140-2, 484-5, 523-5, 534-5, 541.

Powell, R., 156 ; Robt., v. of Ll'gatwg, 76-7, 130, 139, 148n, 149 ; Samuel, cler., 130.

Powell, W., of Llanerch, 706.

Powell, Walter, diarist, 77.

Powell, Watkin, bard, 493n, 523, 526-7.

Pralph, D., 56, 184, 186, 678 ; memorials, 726.

Prayer-stones, 16-8 ; prayers for the dead, 69.

Preaching, endowment of, 764.

Prehistoric epochs, 9-28.

Pre-Norman period, 28-9.

Presbyterians, 140, 142-3, 152.

Price, Sir Carbery, 271.

Price, Chas. S., 251n, 325, 441-2 ; family, 241-2n.

Price, D., curate, 83.

Price, David, notary, U.S.A., 634, 643.

Price, Eva.n, rector, 112.

Price family of Cwrt-y-carnau, 382, 747, 763-4 ; of Gelli Hir, 388, 402.

Price, H. Habberley, 441.

Price, Hopkin, Neath, 375, 403, 766 ; will of, 763-5.

Price, Jenkin, L. and Flag, 351, 760.

Price, Jenkin and Morgan, cler., 129, 135, 764.

Price, Sir John, 414.

Price, Joseph T., Quaker, 163, 173, 249, 283-94, 307, 309, 325, 334, 440-1 ; will of, 441~a.

Price, Leisan, B.F., 42-3, 45, 227, 382-3, 491, 500, 766 ; elegy on, 483-4 ; will of, 763-4 ; see Price-Mansell family.

Price-Mansell of Briton F erry, 33, 43, 52, 137, 295, 307, 382-91, 763-4.

Price, Peter and Anna, of N. Abbey : family, 163-4, 171-2. 249-51 n, 289-94, 439-43.

Price, Rice, 728.

Price, T. (Carnhuanawc), 369n.

Price, T., coalowner, 248 ; letter, 621-2 ; petition, 628.

Price, T. Jones, Neath, 240.

Price, Sir T. R., So. Africa, 457-8.

Price, Wm. of B. Ferry ho., 383-5, 525, 764 ; songs to, 484-6 ; as poet, 485.

Price's drift, 264.

Prices in 1741, 698 ; in 1743-4, 693-5.

Prichard of Glan Caiach, 384, 387-8.

Prichard, Leisan ; see Leisan ap Richard.

Prichard, R., vicar of Llanddyfri, 77, 140 ; min., 154.

Priestly, Dr., 436.

Priests, subject to Portrieve, 661.

Printers, Neath, 758-9.

Priscian, 13.

Prison, no free, 617 ; prison bridge, 678.

Prosser, D. W., 317n ; J., 286, 317n.

" Protestant Dissenters," 139, 141-3, 145, 149n,152.

Protheroe, Edw., M.P., Cwm Gwrach, 255, 255n, 333, 335.

Proverbs, sayings, etc., 601-4.

Pryce and Williams, coll'y, 248.

Pryce, Thos., ironfounder, 114, 159, 248, 286-8, 301, 382, 406, 421 n.

Prys, W., rhymer, 481, 539-40, 776.

Pulkanan, Fwll Cynan, 64n.

Pullets (fat), as rent, 45, etc.

Pumps, wooden, 239n.

Pwll -, 195-6.

Pwll Cam, 195, 679.

Pwll Catti, 234.

Pw11 pilcod, 580n.

Pwll Walby, 349.

" Pwyll y Pader," 286n.

Pylgan, the, 586-7.

Pyllfa'r On, 242, 245, 716-9.

Pyrddin brook, 190 ; rocking-stone, 16, 17.

Pytt, Rowland, 286, 294-301, 353.

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Quaker advent to N. A., 288.

Quaker Co.'s coal-lease, 249.

Quaker families, 438-47.

Quaker library, 178.

Quaker school, N.A., 171-2, 177.

Quakers, 162-5 (752).

Quarrels in Custom-house, 642.

Quarries, 311-12.

Quoits, 588.

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Rabbit, at Aurignac, 10

Raby, A., furnace, 304.

Racial decline, 604-5 ; mixtures, 757-8.

Radulph, 110.

Raglan castle, bards at, 545.

Railways, 338-46 ; branches, 343-4 ; r'lway amalgamation, 345.

Randall, H. J., 13.

Rawlings the shoemaker, 740-1.

Rebecca Riots, 324-5.

Rectors, Neath and Llan Illtyd, 110-6.

Recusants, 85-6, 138.

Red Dragon motto, 494-5.

Redecamheru, 189.

Red Jacket, 27, 333 ; 255, 327, 334-5, 337, 705-6 ; works, 284.

Redwood family, 249-51, 441n, 445, 633.

Red Works, 283.

Reeding, Rhydin, 35, 50.

Rees ab Evan, 382n.

Rees, Dr. Abraham, 458.

Rees and Hickman, 332.

Rees ap John ap Res, 508.

Rees, D., of Bettws, 255n ; of Bryncoch, 211, 215, 239n, 462 ; vicar, 132.

Rees, Daniel, B. of Trade, 254n.

Rees, Evan, the Quaker, 163, 445, his sons, Evan and Jonathan, 178, 445-7, 633.

Rees family of Blaen Nant yr hebog, 770 ; doom of a, 584.

Rees, J. C., 154 ; Jos., 153.

Rees, John, Pontardawe, 355, 357.

Rees, Josiah, Gelli-gron, 545.

Rees, Lewis, min., 143, 458.

Rees, Morgan J., 191.

Rees, Morgan P., of Beili Glas, 140n, 144, 154, 173, 255, 320, 340 : family, 458-9, 590n, 604-S, 756 ; of Blaen Hepste, 459, 754.

Rees. Philip. 193. 307. 438.

Rees Dr. T., 139, 149 ; T. Mardy, 151, 449, 457n.

Rees, Thos., of Resolven, 257, 757 ; of Ynys-cymer, 331.

Rees, W. Harry, printer, 759.

Rees William, of Clun Gwilym, 260. 448n, 772 ; of the Bute office 556 ; of Pandy, rhymer, 344, 352, 557-8 ; min., 154.

Register, destroyed 643 ; of N. Abbey, 35, 36, 63, 359, 519.

Reid, Whitelaw, U.S.A., 643, 778.

Religion, 62-166 ~ early, 15-18 ; relig. mtgs. at inns, ~350.

Reptiles, 206-7.

Reservoirs, 198-9.

Resolven, 37-8, 97, 151, 174n, 744, 773 ; chapels, 151-2, 156, 161-2; church, 120-I, 353 ; coll's, 255-7, etc. ; house- holders of 1671, 651 ; inns, 352-3 ; men, 257n, 353n ; reading room, 181 ; river bridge 348 759 ; tramway, 340.

Resolven poets, 557-62.

Restoration, the, 153.

" Return," smuggler, 637.

Revolution, spirit of, 436.

Reynolds, H. and Morgan, 246-7, 257 ; J., 334 ; J. P., 317.

Rheinallt, Harri, bard, 541.

Rheola, brook, 191-2 ; church, 95 ; house 421-2, 768 ; name of, 192 ; mill, 221-2, 365 ; pond, 199 ; road, 323 ; valley, 16.

Rheola, D. G., bard of, 559-62.

" Rhianon " (Mrs. Johns), 568.

Rhigos, 25 ; coll'y, 254 ; men of, 599 ; name of, 532n ; scholars of, 459 ; tramway, 340.

Rhitta Gawr, 529.

Rhiwallon ap Iestyn, 359-60.

Rhiwoleu, 192.

Rhodri Mawr, 190.

Rhondda area, 13 ; Lord, 380.

Rhondda and S.B. r'lway, 345.

Rhossilly, 640.

Rhun, king, 71.

Rhydderch, Sion, 521, 542, 549.

Rhyddwern, 47 ; well, 201 .

Rhydin families, 392 ; fault, 247.

Rhydyfelin brook, 226.

Rhydynog Fawr, 764.

Rhyd Crychian, 26 ; y Cymer, 189.

Rhyming libel, a, 609.

Rhys ap Iestyn, 30, 35 (and his son, Owen), 360-I ; descendants, 392-4.

Rhys ap Ievan, 66 ; of B. Ferry, 382, 766.

Rhys ap Jankyn, 402 ; lit, hist., 488-92.

Rhys ap Llewelyn, of Glyn Nedd, 402, 527.

Rhys ap Morgan, of Ynys Dyfnant, 523.

Rhys ap Morg. Vychan, 361.

Rhys ap Sion ap Rhys, 402, 491, 500 (763), 501-8, 744 ; his son Richard, 508-9, 761, 767, 775.

Rhys ap Richard T., 513-5 ; his son, Thos., 514.

Rhys ap Tewdwr, 30, 72, 469-70.

Rhys ap Thomas, Ynys-biben, 404, 767.

Rhys Ben'singrug, 343, 563, 722 ; his wife, 581.

Rhys Dr. J. D., gram., 26, 532, 548, 658-60.

Rhys, Sir John, 11, 12, 743.

Rhys Meigen, 471-2.

Rice family : see Dynevor, Lord.

Rice, John ap. ; see Price, Sir John.

Richard ap Iorwerth Vynglwyd, bard, 414, 519.

Richard ap Rhys, bard, 498-500.

Richard ap Robert, of Baglan, 479-80, 775 ; elegy on his wife, 480.

Richard ap T. a.p R. ap T., bard, 513-14, 576-7.

Richard ap Thos. ap Gr. Goch, 43n, 223, 375, 403-4 (corr. 766), 509-17, 763, 767 ; his MSS., 510, 520. For his sons, see under Jenkin, Leisan, Rhys, and Thos. of Ynys Arwed.

Richard, Daniel, 467.

Richard de Granville, see Granville.

Richard II, 55.

Richard ?~Tansan, 350.

Richard o'r Bwlch, charity of, 182.

Richard yr Hwper, 357.

Richard, Watkin, harper, 464.

Richards, Brinley, 373.

Richards, David, of Pandy coll'y, 254n, 459-60 ; vicar, 132.

Richards, J. E., 62, 203, 217 ; John R., 157.

Richards, Leyson, dep. cust'r, 626, 630-1, 780.

Richards, Dr. Thos., quoted, 79.

Richards, Thos., 459-60, 772 ; T. R., of Melin y cwrt, 551 .

Richards, W., weaver, killed, 321.

Richardson, E. G. E., vicar, 133, 137.

Richardson, family, 447 ; Father B., 166.

Rickets, cure for, 201, 606, 777.

Riddles and Young, 261, 313, 340.

Riddles in Welsh, 602.

Ridge, J., min., 151.

Riots, 235, 611-12 ; at N.A., 638.

Rimbault, Dr., 373.

Risleg, 35.

Roads and trackways, 19, 20, 304, 319-26, 546n, 677-9, 759 ; S. Wales Roads Assoc., 324.

Robert ap Wm. of C~·rt Rhydhir, 404, 766-7.

Robert, Richard, of Baglan ; see Richard ap Robert.

Robbing the dead, 608.

Roberts, D. F., min., 151.

Roberts, Edw., metal-broker, 755.

Roberts, Dr. Gr., of Milan, 505.

Roberts, John, min., 156.

Roberts, Jonah, min., 149.

Roberts, R. A., 54.

Roberts, M. G. (ex-Mayor of N.), 137, 308, 483.

Roberts, T., the Quaker, 163.

Robespierre, acct. of, 704.

Rock coll'y, G. Neath, 242.

Rocks, 197.

Roderick ap -, cler., 129.

Roderick, Mrs., poetess, 56R.

Roderick, Noah. poet, 772.

Roe and Co., N. Abbey, 269, 281-3, 756.

Roger, chaplain, 110.

Rogers, D., elegy on, 652rs.

Rogers, E., min., 151.

Rocking-stones, 16, 197.

Roman road, 319-21.

Romans, the, 10, 13-5 ; coins, 14-5.

Ronnfeldt, W., quoted, 188n.

Roofing-tile quarries, 312.

Rope-making. 316, 759.

Rosser, W., min., 156.

Rossoulin, manor of, 35-44, 189, 321, 492, 500 (763), 765 ; coal, 228-9 ; medi. chapel, 117-20, 161, 256 ; manor- house, 491 ; mills, 221-3 ; name, 744 (cp. 7G3, orig. form uncertain).

Roteley, Mr., ship and castle, 760.

Round Table system, the, 72, 519n, 520.

Rowland, D., 271, 294.

Rowland, Daniel, of Llangeitho, 157.

Rowland, J. H., 249n, 445n; 567 ; Jno. 633.

Rowland, W., coll'y, 260.

Royal Oak inn, 355, 357.

Rue, clock-maker, 316.

Rural schools, 172-4.

" Rynsburgh," wreck of the, 641 .

Rytherch Falcus, chaplain, 135.

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Sacred tree, 17.

 

Sacrosancti, 37n.

Sailing-engines, 234n.

St. Anne's ch., 121.

St. Bride's ch., 501.

St. Catherine's ch., 109.

St. Catwg, poem by R. ap R., 731 ; see Llan Gatwg.

St. David's, Neath, 109 ; pilgrimage of, 86.

St. Donatus, 757.

St. Dwynwen, 485.

St. Giles' ch., 64, 86-8.

St. Ilar, 475.

St. Illtyd's well, 200 ; see Llan Illtyd.

St. John, David, 465.

St. Joseph's R.C. ch., 165.

St. Margaret's ch., 88-90 ; grange, 66 ; well, 49, 199, 201.

St. Mary's ch., B.F., 133.

St. Mary's well, nr. Pergwm, 199.

St. Michael's well, 200 ; Mount, 501.

St. Patrick, 743.

St. Paul, local story of, 581 .

St. Sawel : see Llan Sawel.

St. Telcan, feast of, 363.

St. Thomas the martyr, 100-I, 748 ; ch. of Nedd-Avan, 122, 750 ; see Neath par. ch.

Sale, by inch of candle, 641.

" Salem," B.F., 156 ; Skewen, 150.

" Sally," the, from Boston, 643.

Salt house, Neath, 310 ; .salt tax, 768.

Salt Lake City, 166.

Samuel, P., of Llansamlet, 51, 252n.

Sancroft, Archbp., 765.

Sand-drift, 612.

" Sardis," Resolven, 156.

Sarn Elen, 319-20.

Saunders, E. J., 74Gn ; Trelawney, 175.

Savigny, abbey of, 64-5.

Savours, Jenkin, ins, 356.

Saxton, C., map-maker, 750.

Sayings, proverbial, 601-4.

Scale, Mr., 307.

Scales, J. and G., 332.

Scandinavians, 29.

Scawen, T., etc., 48, 269-70.

Schools, 167-77, 182-5 ; from Rheola, 333.

Schultz, A., translator, 569.

Scotland, 17.

Scouring for ore, 291, 329-33.

" Scrub," " Bugbear," etc., 642.

Scwd, etc. ; see Waterfalls, 197.

Sewd Gwladys, 16, 18, 197, 202.

Seamen, pressing, 642.

Sea-traffic, 611-33.

Sea-walls, 35, 612.

Sedition, case of, 610.

Sermon endowment (local, 1580), 764-5.

Seven Sisters, finds at, 12.

Seys, Mr., coll'r, 614.

Seys, Richard, royalist, and family, 81, 388, 417-20, 419n, 614n, 756, 767-8 ; as a bard, 538.

Shadrach the shoemaker, bard, 353.

Shankland, Rev. T., quoted, 77-8, 172n.

Sheep, 213 ; washers' eclogue, 594-5.

Shelford and Robinson, 239.

Sheppard, Jas., 247n.

Sheppard, Mr., agent, 330-1.

Shewen, ~'Vm., coll'r, 614.

Shiers, W., 278.

Ship Aground, inn, 357.

Ship and Castle, inn, 213, 244, 326, 357, 456.

Shipbreaking, 632.

Shipbuilding, 616-8.

Ship-money, 707.

Shipping, 310, 611-43.

Shrewsbury beer, 315.

" Sidwtti," the, 587.

Siege-engines, Welsh, 53.

Siencyn, bard of Devynnog, 141-2, 528.

Siencyn the clockcleaner, 351, 465.

" Siep," 509.

Signs above inn-doors, 55, 662.

Sikes, Wirt, 358, 588.

Sils ap Sion, 528.

Silures, 13, 15 ; speech of, 13, 14.

" Siluriana," 482.

Silver mills, 274-8.

Simon, Ben, bard, 248, 251-2, 541.

Simons, Jos., min., 149, 150n, 171-2 ; his son, 149.

Sims family, 331, 352-3.

Sion of Blaengwrelych, 565 ; of Llety'r Wialch, 258, 467.

Sion ap Rhys, 41-2, 9?-3, 365, 401-3, 475-6, 493-509 ; arms, 497 ; burial of, 92 ; see also Glyn Nedd, Lords of.

Sion Brwynog, 471n ; Howel Sion, 534. ; Twm Dafydd, 467 ; Evan, 161.

Sion Ievan ap Rhys Fychan, 532.

Sion Mawddwy, 123-4, 480-1, 485, 514-18, 524-5, 532, 775.

Sion Fychan, of Cilvae, 525.

Sker, 138, 640.

Skew bridge, first, 337.

Skewen, 17 ; brook, 192-3 ; ch., 95 ; nonconf. ch., 150, 156, 160, 166 ; oil- works, 319.

Skull-measuring, 9.

Skyrme, F. R., min., 151.

Sleeping Knights, story of, 26, 576-7.

Slide-car, the, 216.

Small-pox, outbreak, 605.

Smith, Hum., schoolm., 168.

Smith, J. W., min., 165.

Smuggling, local, 634-40.

Smyth, Customer T., 266-7.

Snake as plaything, 598.

Snuff, 315.

Soam, Col., 236.

Soap-making, 310-11.

Societe de Morale Chretienne, founded, 440

Societies, Neath, 178-9, 181.

Soflen, manor of ; see Rossoulin.

Soflen zzot in Nedd-Tawe region, 35-6.

Sollas, Prof., 10.

Solutreans, 10.

Song of 13 counties, D. T.'s, 589.

Sotheby, 10, 298.

Southey, Robt., the poet, 28, 568, 576.

South Wales railway, 341-2 ; S.W. Mineral r'ly, 344-5.

Sovereign of Avan, 3G2.

Spain, coal sent to 625 ; Spanish type, 14.

S.P.C.IC., report, 169.

Speech-test, phrases, G04.

Spelling, l8th cent., 642.

Spencer, James, min., 155.

Spirits, abode of, 17, 18.

Squirrel-hunt, a, 604.

Stacey, C., printer, 759.

" Stag " inn, 323, 328, 353-4.

Stanley family of N.A., 416.

Stanley, C=. H., min., 1G5.

Stanley, Sir H. vI., 428-9.

Starbucl: family, 242.

Steam-power, 238rz, 239~z.

Steamships opposcd, 334az.

Steelworlcs, 308.

Stennett, Dr., 153.

Stephen, abbot of Clairvaux, 189.

Stephens, Evan, 145, 568.

Stephens, Lewis R Co., 247, 258.

Stephens, Thos., historian, 145, 171, 173, 568-70 ; quoted, 166-7, 497. .

Stephenson, Geo., 342.

Stibbs, Ann, smuggler, 636.

Stibbs, Lionel, of Neath, 609.

Stoclc-raising, 210-16.

Stocks, parish, 107-8.

Stone coal, 228-9, 241, 253.

Stone implements, 9, 10 ; monuments, 11, 15-24, 319.

" Storehouse " services, 152.

Story of the Hazel Rod, 20, 26, 576-7.

Story-telling, 585: see chap. xix.

Stradling, Sir Edw., 388, 519, 616.

Stradling, J., rector, 110, 617~z.

Strange and Parsons, coll'y, 260-2 ; C.

Strange, 633.

Strange companion, the, 580.

" Strike " measure, 623-4.

Stroud. ('apt. T.. 247, 258. 430.

Struwe family, 308 ; A. i,l. S., 460.

Subsidy Roll of 1543, 645-8 (date corrected on pp. 766-7 herein), 775.

" Sucan blawd," 211.

Sully, 361-3.

Sulphuric acid, 309.

Summer revel, 587.

Sunday schools, 154.

Sunken city, a, 581.

Superstitions, 571-84, 596-8.

Sutton, T. S., and Sons, 62, 291 rz, 3U8.

Swans, on canal, 207.

Swansea, canal, 334-5, 337, 461, 561 ; coach, 325 ; Cymrodorion, 461 ; fishery, 287n, 367 - free school, 764 ; gra.mmar school, 388 - house of Col. P. Jones, 419 ; port, 334 613-32, 639 ; pottery, 288 ; r'lway disaster, 343 ; sermons endowed for, 764 ; tombs, 415-16n, 419, 419n.

Sweetland, Tuttle & Co., 284.

Swine, stent for, 45.

Swrdwal, Ieuan ap H., 489-91 ; H.S., 518.

Symonds's Diary, 385-6n.

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" Tabernacle," Neath, 155-6 ; Skewen,150 ; Resolven, 162.

Taboo, 13, 576.

Tailors, bewitched, 584.

Talbot, C. R. M., 341 ; J. Ivory T., 389n.

Talbot, Geo., see Dynevor, Lord.

Talbot's black crew, 501.

Talcen y Byd, 189, 198.

Taliesin, the Age of, 548 ; Book of, 520.

Tanners, 314, 610.

Tanylan coll'y, 260.

Tappenden, F. and R., 246n, 329-32, 339-40.

Tarren Dynwyd, 757.

Tasker, R., smuggler and copper-agent, 639

Tavern v. Church, dialogue, 533-4.

Tawe, first bridge over, 765.

Taylor family, 164, 308 ; G. A., 14, 756 ; H. F., 164 757 ; J. water-poet, 582 ; J. Brooks, 21, 313 ; VTrs. M., exec., 328 ; Philip, 253, 307.

Teague, Jos., coll'y, 261 ; inn, 355 ; Vlrs.

Teague, 608 ; Thos., 245, 291 .

Tea-smugglers, Neath, 636-7.

Tegid, 373, 497.

Teiliwr y Pentre, 352.

Teilo, St., 72.

Teirtud, harp of, 774.

Telepathy, 608.

Telford, T., engineer, 706.

" Telyn Dewi," 567.

" Telynog," 775.

Tennant, Geo. and family, 250, 255, 284, 327, 427-30, 633 ; canal, 313, 333-8 ; estates, 337.

" Theodosia," the, of Philadelphia, 642.

Thomas and Co., W., 332 ; Dir. Thos., coll'y, 241 n, 247, 623.

Thomas, Anthony, 146, 228, 481 ; quoted, 20, 26, 128-9, 205, 209, 264-5.

Thomas ap Hop. ap T., Aber Dulais, 517-18.

Thomas ap I. ap R., bard, 414n ; ap I. M., 536.

Thomas ap Rhys ap R. T., 514 ; ap R. T., 511, 515-17 ; his son Richard, poet, 513-6, 775 ; descendants, 516.

Thomas ap Siankyn, gaoler, 530.

Thomas ap Wm. ap Howel, poet of Cilffriw, 349, 409, 523-7, 589 ; his son, Howel, 523-5.

Thomas, Sir, ap Wm. ap Thos., priest, 747.

Thomas, Cath., Stag inn, 607-8.

Thomas C. Evan, family, 239, 240, 381-2, 769.

Thomas, D., Pandy'r Ystrad, 140 ; of Neath, 154-5 ; min., 143, 149, 156 ; schoolm'r, 169 ; D., vica.r, 121, 132 ; D. P., 461 ; D. R., Archd., 141 ; David, bard, 545.

Thomas, David, of Neath, 772 ; of U.S.A., 460-1.

Thomas, Dion., 616.

Thomas, Ald. E., 21 ; E., 381n ; Eben Fardd, 439, 439n, 422-3 ; Sir Edm., 626, 628 ; Sir Edw., 387 ; Edw., vicar of S., 95 ; of B. F., 132, 136, 324.

Thomas, Evan, of Llanarth, 541 ; of Ll. Gatwg, 75.

Thomas family, Baglan, 138, 146, 374, 479, 774-5.

Thomas, Geo., min., 162 ; of Ll'bradach, 367.

Thomas Goch ap Dd., cler., 746.

Thomas, Sir Griffith, 461-2.

Thomas. Henry, vicar, 81 ; coroner, 643.

Thomas, Hopkin, vicar, 135-6.

Thomas Howel, 125-6 ; min., 146.

Thomas, J. C., vicar, 95 ; J. Ll., vicar, 94, 301n.

Thomas, Jenkin, of Tangier, Africa, 775.

Thomas, John, C't Herb't, 250, 258, 283, 461 ; John, grocer, Pergwm, 154-5, 556 ; harp-maker, 464 ; weaver, 318 ; min., 154 ; (D.D.), 151-2, 351, 751 ; (Ieuan M.), 152.

Thomas, Laurence, cler., 747.

Thomas, Levi., min., 155.

Thomas, Lewis, l. agent, 305-6, 328, 331-2, 339, 706 ; min.. 146-7 ; rector, 110 ; Lewis D., 483, 775.

Thomas, Leyson, abbot ; see Leyson ap.

Thomas, Leyson, vicar ; see Leisan ap Richard.

Thomas, Moses, min., 162.

Thomas. Mrs. Abernant, 334.

Thomas, Sir Noah, 462 ; O.H., 308.

Thomas, Philip, 160.

Thomas, R. Edw., 303.

Thomas, R. J., quoted, 366-7, 394.

Thomas, rector of Avan, 129.

Thomas, Rees, 254n, 256n.

Thomas, Rich., Ynys Anved ; see Richard ap Thos. and Thos. ap R.T. above.

Thomas, Robt., of Baglan, 42, 77n, 131, 138, 142, 146-9, 153, 163, 481, 546 ; coal-shipper, 262.

Thomas, T., min., 154 ; T. Gwyn, min., 150.

Thomas, Thos., printer, 758-9 ; vicar, 81.

Thomas, Walter and Wm., royalists, 81, 136, 375n, 386-95a, 391n, 408, 417-9, 581.

Thomas, W., bard, 542, 551-2 ; curate of Neath, 749-50 ; min. eng'r, 452 ; vicar, 81, 132, 136, 224 ; W. D., min., 157 ; Sir Wm., sheriff, 475.

Thompson, Father B., 166.

Thompson, Mr., coll. man., 259.

" Three Cups," London, 642.

Threshing, 213.

Timber-ship, wreck, 642.

Tinplate-making, 300-4, 308, 757.

Tir Dafydd Ddu, 46 ; Gw. Howel, 248 ; How. Lloyd, 66 ; Nleur. Hopkin, 248 ; Rhwng-y-ddwy-nant, 47 ; Segur, 418n y twr, Baglan, 264.

Tir yr Hwndrwd, 39n.

Tobacco, 315 ; smuggled, 636, 640.

Tokens, " tocyns," 631-2.

Tonna, 99, 121, 355.

Tonnage, shipping, 615.

Ton Rhigos coll'y, 260-2.

Ton-tylca, 214n, 561.

Ton Ysbyddaden, 563.

" Torri'r llech," see Lobe-cutting.

Tor-y-mynydd coll'y, 265.

Townsend, E., ship and castle, 760. ;

Town v. Gown riot, 611-12.

Traffic, by road, 319-26 ; canal, 326-38, 348 ; railway, 308-46 ; sea, 611-33.

Traherne, G. G. T., 15 ; J. M., 63, 503 ; of Castellau, 365.

Tramroads, 240, 329, 338-41, 717-9, 723-5, 757.

Travellers' Rest, inn, 264, 358.

Trawsgoed, 554, 753.

Treasure, Drim, ref., 580.

Tregelles family, 270, 289, 438-40, 633.

Tregelles, S. P., 439, 439n, 442-3.

Treherne, Mr., C'ff coll'r, 638.

Trew, John, 326 ; W., 326, 553.

Triads, 611.

Triban metre, the, 539, 548.

Tributaries, 190-5.

Troed-y-gwydd coll'y, 259 ; y rhiw, 47.

Trouveres, 469.

Trowman's Hole, 243, 327-8, 334, 613, 706.

Tuatha de Danann, 28.

Tucker, the smuggler, 638.

Tucking mills, 223, 226, 317.

Tudor, Jasper, 31 ; Sir Owen. 473-4 ; Sion T., 66.

Tunnel over Gwrelych, 193n ; r'lway, 342.

Turberville family, 360-2, 403, 498 ; C. T., robber, 609.

Turner, J. M. W., 223 ; Mr., 270.

Turnip-culture, 212.

Turnpike roads, 320, 322.

Twarchen Vawr, 197, 762.

Tweddel level, 246.

Twm Lletty'r Wialch, 565 ; Maeslwnc, 467 ; Sion Catti, 528.

Twrch brook, 194, 258.

Tycoch toll-bar, 324.

Tyla. du, 231, 245-6 ; gole, 47 ; morgrug, 528 ; pica, 46.

Tyler, Thos., 280, 728.

" Tyleriaid Nedd," 599.

Tyllwyd level, 256.

Tyndale's New Testament, 141 .

Ty'n-y-cornel inn, 356.

Ty'n-yr-heol, 50, 339n, 340, 434, 453, 752, 774 ; ladies' school, 172, 456 ; Cadoxton inn, 355.

Tyrrell, Sir Timothy, 415, 734.

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Underground passages, 581

 

Unitarian Book Society, 181.

Unitarians, 13, 142, 144-6, 164, 569.

United Dfethodists, 166.

University charter, Neath, 167.

University, Western, 175.

Ussher, Archbp, 519.

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Vaccination, early, 605

 

Vale of Neath r'Iway, 16, 342-4.

Valuation of Neath in 1665, 708-11.

Vampires, 580.

Vanellt, 193.

Varrier family, clocks, 315-6.

Vaughan Arms, inn, 353.

Vaughan, Wm., 213.

Ventilation, furnace, 460.

Vernon family, 42-3, 288, 300, 305-6, 327-8, 339-40, 353, 390, 766.

Vernon house, 391, 640 ; inn, 358.

Vestries, public ho., 355.

Via Julia Maritima, 14, 319.

Victor, B., of Mousehole, 777.

Victorinus, coins of, 15 ; stone, 21, 319.

Vigors, H., 242, 245-6, 255, 331, 717-21.

Vigurs and Smith, 302-3, 334, 357.

Villemarqud, Comte H. de la, 318.

Villiers, Lord, 342 ; W. A. H., 390.

Viol, the, played at Cilffriw, 523.

Violin-maker, 316.

Virgil, 13.

Virginal, the, of Cilffriw, 523.

Virgin image, Penrhys, 496.

Vivian and Sons, 282 ; C. V., 289-90 ; H. H. V., 280.

Volunteers, rate levied for, 748.

Vyvyan, Capt. R., 616, 618.

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Waen Marchog, 241.

 

Wages, play, 279.

Waits, the, 587.

Walbeoffe family, 349, 409, 523n.

" Walbi," chatterbox, 602.

Wales, H. T., 240.

Wales, Prince of. 367 ; in 1794, 705.

Walesby, J. de, 110., Geo., coal lease, 245, 255, 425.

Wallace, Dr. A. R., 16, 104n. 164, 307n, 462-3, 632 ; quoted, 210-11, 215-6.

Waller, Wm., 234-7, 271-8.

Walpole, Sir Robert, 626.

Walter, Dd., Cromw. preacher, 77, 83, 130, 139, 148n ; Morgan, of Cefn Saeson, 77n.

Walters of Pen-y-fathor, 565 ; of Stormy, 628 ; Walter, 354.

Ward, General, 381 ; T. W., Ltd., 632

Waring, A. L., hymnist, 165, 225, 443 ; Chas. H., 293, 757, 768 ; Elijah, 16, 32, 165, 203, 225, 309, 334, 446, 465, 568, 768 ; family, 249n, 441-3.

Warlow, J., 354.

Warner, Rev. R., quoted, 298, 301, 308, 588.

" Warrants," two, 153.

Warren, Hugh, 268.

Washington, Geo., Pres't of U.S.A., 634, 643.

Wasp-names (Welsh quarrel), 600.

Watcyn Wyn, 557.

Water-courses, 198, 227.

Water-doctor, the, 607.

Waterfalls, 198.

Water-horse, superstition, 578.

Water poet, the, 582.

Waters, Thos., 242, 245, 254-5, 718-20.

Water-wheel pit, 238-9.

Watkin ap Howel ; see Powell, W.

Watkins, T., chymist, 605 ; Wm., min., 151.

Watney, Mrs. Helen, 305.

Watson, Bp. R., 320 ; IVIr., 171.

Wayne, M., 448-9.

Weather lore, 603.

Weaver, Mr. (Roe & Co.), 281.

Weaving, 317, 759 ; a poem of, 489-91 .

Webster, W. B., 171n, 175, 381.

Weights and measures, 699 ; see Coal.

Welcome to Town, inn, 357-8.

Wells, 199-201.

Welsh Bible, 140 ; revised of 1908, 778.

Welsh Brook, 194, 238, 677, 765.

Welsh captains' repute, 643.

Welsh cloth at fairs, 661.

Welsh language, the, 497, 497n, 499, 545.

Welsh Laws, code of, 520.

" Welshman " of Paviland, ancient, 9.

Welshman, the, as farmer, 215.

Welsh muse and metres, 539, 545, 547-9.

Welsh printed notices, 634, 637.

Welsh services, 99, 106, 545, 764-5.

Welsh Steam Coal Co., 258-9.

Welsh women, penalized, 55, 661, 745.

Wenallt NIerthyr coll'y, 260-2.

Wesleyans, 165.

Westwood, J. O., 21-3.

Wern, the, 47 ; Wern Ddu, 251.

Wern Fraith coll'y, 248, 250-2.

Western University, Neath, 175.

Weymouth and Green, coll'y, 260-I.

Wey of coal, 232, 236n, 248n, 278.

Wheat Sheaf inn, 355.

Wheeler, Dr. R. E. bi., 11.

White, C., soap-boiler, 310.

White Cross, 1\iargam, 376, 762-3.

White Horse inn, 350.

White Lady, traditions of a, 579.

Whitfield, Geo., preacher, 157.

Whitley, John, 282.

Whitlow cure, 607.

Whittington, W., printer, 62, 568, 758.

Whitworth inn, 259, 354.

Wignall, Jas. (bI.P.), 156.

Wig-wearing, 642.

" Wil Daisy," giant, 467.

Wild animals, 205-7.

" Wild Welshman," the, 774,

Wilkins, Bp., 234~z ; Chas., 228-30, 243, 271, 284, 30~, 338 ; Walter, landowner, 331.

William III., king, 276.

William ap Jenkm, 364-5, 760-1 ; o'r Felin, 227 ; Gronw, 141-2, 535, 541 ; Sh&n, 563.

Williams, A. and M., Pontypool, 445.

Williams alias Cromwell family, 44-6, 427, 745.

Williams, A. T., estate agent, 337, 353.

Williams, B. R., min., lil.

Williams Chas.S. 16, 463

Williams,Cradock,of Blaen Baglan

Williams, D., min., 152 ; D. (Lit. Fund), 1 52n ; 1). C;., 555 ; David ( 1668 Merlin song), 736-7 ; Sir David, cler., 747.

Williams, Sir David, of Ystrad Fellte, 753.

Williams, E., min., 155 ; Edw., 144 ; Edw. of Llancarvan, 545 ; Evan., of Pentre Says, 637.

Williams family, of Aber Pergwm 22 33, 124, 152, 205, 221-2, 241-5, 3'J.3, 332, 343, 351, 364-74, 550, 568, 588, 633, 712-21, 748, 760-1, 775 ; of Caerleon, 419, 419n, ; of Cwrt Herbert : see

Williams, Thos. ; of Duffryn Clydach, 10, 51-2, 235, 249, 286-7, 319, 394-8, 4i8n, 518 ; of Ynysbont, healers, 605.

Williams, Foster ~ Co., 269, 283.

Williams, Geo., of Blaen Baglan, 123-S, 140, 182, 365 ; family, 391-2 ; poems to, 4ss-7.

Williams, Howell, rector, I 11, 763 ; vicar, 136.

Williams, Prof. Ifor, 28.

Williams, Isaac, of Sker, 642.

Williams, J. D., min., 155 ; Jenkin, min., 146 ; Jenkin, vicar, 132, 136 ; John, cler., 127, 132 ; J. R. (Rufus), 143 ; John, J. M., and M., of Cornwall, 269, 283, 292, 633 ; John, coll'y, 262 ; surveyor 324 ; trader, 332.

Williams, Joshua, & Co., 304, 342n, 343.

Williams, Lewis, schoolm., 168 ; Leyson, cler., 135 ; Llew., Llydrafel, 223.

Williams, M. D., 773.

Williams, Miss M. Jane, of Pergwm, 367- 70, 372-3, 459, 551, 55G.

Williams of Duffryn, the family, 394-8 ; Justin, 734 ; Llewelyn, 539 ; Philip, 394-7 , 533, 732, 734, 737, 766 ; lit. hist., 518.

Williams, R., 543 ; R. E., min., 152.

Williams, T., coll'y, 242 ; T. (bi.D.), 450 ; T., schoolm., 173, 555 ; T. H., min., 165 ; T. Ll., vicar, 137; T. :~i., vicar, 121 ; T.P. (Ald., U.S.A.), 28, 449, 772 ; T. R., min., 151.

Williams, Taliesin (ab Iolo), 10, 16, 18, 141, 171,203,229,351,373,549,565,569,752.

Williams, Thos., Cwrt Herbert, 51-2, 243, 248-9, 41S, 623-4.

Williams, W. (Carw Coch), 203, 228, 242-4n, 367 ; min., 203, i28 ; steward, 234n ; schoolm., 168-9 ; Unit. min., 145 ; vicar, 82.

Williams, Walter, rector, 111, 168.

Williams, Rev. Wm., Pantycelyn, 157-9..

Willoughby, R., 107 ; W., 42, 107.

Wills, V. of Neath, 762-5.

Wilmot, J., rector 114 ( James, 747).

Wilson, Sergt., 236 ; T., of Truro, 270, 289 ; W., of Melin-y-cwrt inn, 43-4, 223, 353.

Wil y Colier Mawr, 312 467 ' y Crydd, 205 ; y Gof, 369 ; Rhobert Fawr, 467.

Winch Pond coll'y, 251, 609-10.

Wine, 494, 496, 498 ; cargo, 640-I .

Witch, the, 28, 197 ; Witches and wizards, 582-4.

Women as carriers and colliers, 231 ; as smugglers, 635-6.

Women's friendly society, B.F., 358.

Wood, Ann, 447 ; Wm. of N.A., 270, 289-9, 447 ; coiner of .1720, 284, 447, 756.

Wood-carver, D. (s. as, 5G1.

wood, J. C;., 16, 745, 754-5. 768.

Wood-rights, 45 etc. ; privileges, 55.

Wood, Townshend, R Co., 307, 633.

Wool, exports, 699 ; industry, 317, 759.

Woolwich warren, 287.

Worcester, Earl of, 55, 612, 614.

Word-problems, 602.

Wordsworth, R., 304.

Workmen, indentured, 275-6.

Worm's Head, 640.

Worship, objects of, 17.

Wrecks, 640-1.

Wren's-nest rhyme, 604.

Wrgi ; see Gwrgi.

Wright, Mr., coll'y, 247.

Wyllym, J., conveyance, 683-4.

Wyndham, Thos., ex-M.P., 626.

Wynn, I. I.., loyalist, 643.

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Yeo, John, of Plymouth, 642.

Ynys yr Allor, 29, 91, 190, I 90n, 333.

Ynys Arwed, 27, 75-6, 111, 139, 196, 198, 210-11, 223, 254n, 403-4, 410-11, 516 ; families, 403-4, 410-11 (767), 509-17 ; bridge, 348 ; collieries, 246-7, 258-9, 348, 755 ; tramway, 343.

Ynys y biben, 323, 404, 491, 583, 744, 767 : inn, 352, 760.

Ynys y bont, Crynant, 605.

Ynys by·llog, ?7, `?47 ; viaduct, 348.

Ynys Cedwyn, furnace, 400, 461.

Ynys dyfnant, ZG, 194, 404.

Ynys facli, 161, 352-3.

Ynys y gerwn, 19G, 210-11, 320, 399-401, 578, 757 ; bridge, 34S ; works, 299-303,

Ynys y gollen, 300rr ; inn, 354-5.

Ynys las, music at 589.

Ynys y maerdy, 138 ; house, 390-I ; mill, 227, 763.

Ynys Nedd, 299n.

Ynys-penllwch bridge, 764.

Ynys Sannw-s, 29, 331.

Ynys Symond (in 1671), 652.

Ynys Tanglws, 29.

Ynys Wm. Griffith, 580.

Young, Edw., 208 ; Col. J. W., 225, 313 ; Capt. G. Weston, 289n, 441-2n.

Young Pretender, the, 543.

Young, W. Weston, cited, 14, 18, 22, 53rr, 160, 163, 203. 212, 216, 223, 23Hrr, 260-I, 271, 312-13, 349, 550, 584-5, ,589-90, 633, 761 ; family, 444.

Ysaac, priest of St. Cadoc, 74f.

Ysbyddaden Penkawr, 27, 190n.

Ysbyty Cynfyn, 1 S.

" Ysgol y Shacings " 160.

Ysgubor Fawr, 1'endery-n, 438, 445.

Ysgwrfa brook, 329n,

Ystrad Dyfodwg, ch., 124, 140, 547 550.Fellte, 555, 562; camp, 10, 21 ;  prize-history of, 460 ; mill, 754.

 

Zimmer, Prof. H., 11.

" Zion," Resolven, 161 ; Skewen, 160.

" Zoar," B.F., I50 ; Neath, 150, 459.

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