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Cheriton

"A village in the north-west of the Gower peninsula. The church is Early English, and at Landimore are some remains of a fifteenth century castle. On North Hill Tor is a Danish camp."

[Glamorganshire, 1911]
Bibliography
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Glamorgan Parish Map Directories
Maps
Population
Public Records
Schools

Bibliography

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

Cemeteries

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

Visit their website for information on how to purchase.

Church History

Glamorgan Chapels Database- None found in this parish

Church Records

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

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on  FreeReg

The church is dedicated to St. Cadoc, is in the Benefice of Llanrhidian with Llanmadoc and Cheriton, and the diocese of Swansea and Brecon. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SS450932.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1672-1841 (transcript) 1672-1841 (transcript) 1672-1841 (transcript) - -

There appear to be no non-conformist chapels in this parish but see Llanmadog  for details of Trinity Calvinistic Methodist chapel which is on the parish border and is listed under Cheriton on some sources.

Description and Travel

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

Here are Descriptions of this parish extracted from two separate sources;
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.
A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833 

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for the Gower parishes, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

Population

The Population of Cheriton was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 282 1851 - 312 1861 - 230 1871 - 153 1881 - 173 1891 - 155

Public Records

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

Schools

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

 

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

 


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