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HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE AND ITS FAMILIES.

BY THOMAS NICHOLAS, M.A., Ph.D, F.G.S.,

LONDON:LONGMANS, GREEN CO., PATERNOSTER ROW, 1874

Indexed by Curtis Evans Feb 2000

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CONTENTS.

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SECTION I;

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 1

SECTION II

GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 21

SECTION III

HISTORY F GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 24

1. ROMAN PERIOD

2. SAXON PERIOD

3. NORMAN PERIOD

SECTION IV.

ANTIQUITIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 48

SECTION V.

INDUSTRY AND CONDITION OF SOCIETY IN GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 86

SECTION VI.

OLD AND EXTINCT FAMILIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 92

I. FAMILIES OF NORMAN DESCENT

Robert Fitzhamon, Robert of Gloucester, De Clares, Despensers, Beauchamps, Nevilles, De Breos, De Granville, De Londres, De Turberville, De Berkrolles, De Humfreville, St. John, Stradling, Fleming, St. Qintin, De Syward, Le Sore, De Sully, Gamage, Butler, Carne, Mansel, Herbert, Bassett, De Cantelupe, Scurlage, Button, Voss, Raglan, De Cardiff, De Rayle, Marcross, Norris, Jeol, Bonville, Bennet, Dawkin, Malefant

2 FAMILIES OF BRITISH DESCENT

Cradock, Lougher, Mathew, Johnys, Seys, Van, Thomas, Gibbon, Popkin, Price, Evans, Jenkins Meyrick, Pritchard, Powell, Cromwell family

SECTION VII.

THE MANORS OF GLAMORGAN IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - page 133

SECTION VIII.

SHERIFFS AND UNDERSHERIFFS OF GLAMORGAN. A.D. 1541-1872 - page 139

SECTION IX.

PARLIMENTARY ANNALS OF GLAMORGAN FROM AD. 1542 - page 146

SECTION X.

THE LORDS LIEUTENANT OF GLAMORGAN, A.D. 1660-1872 - page 154

SECTION XI.

BISHOPS OF LLANDAFF FROM THE CONQUEST TO 1872 - page 154

SECTION XII.

THE MAGISTRACY OF THE COUNTY AND BOROUGHS OF GLAMORGAN, 1872 - page 156

SECTION XIII.

PORTREEVES AND MAYORS OF SWANSEA, A.D. 1600-1872 - page 158

THE COUNTY FAMILIES OF GLAMORGAN - page 161

(these are specific members of the landed gentry and the details include: issue, arms, heirs, and lineage)

Bute, Basset, Bath, Beaufort, Bevan, Biddulph, Blosse, Booker, Brogden, Bruce, Carne, Clark, Corbett, Crawshay, Davies, Davis, Dillwyn, Dunraven, Fisher, Fothergill, Fowler, Francis, Franklen, Grenfell, Griffith, Griffiths, Gwyn, Hill, Homfray, Jeffreys, Jenkin, Jenkins, Jones, Knight, Lee, Lewis, Llandaff, Llewelyn, Lloyd, Morgan, Morris, Nicholl, Pearson, Penrice, Prichard, Pryce, Richards, Richardson, Romilly, Rous, Salmon, Smith, Squire, Sterry, Stuart, Talbot, Thomas, Traherne, Tredegar, Tuberville, Tyler, Tynte, Vivian, Walter, Williams, Wood

ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS - page 191


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Families

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Surname,Location,page

Basset,of Beaupre,7; 70; 162 Basset,of Bonvilston,162
Bath,of Ffynone House,163 Beauchamps, Lords of Glamorgan,96
Berkrolles,of St. Athan's,100 Bevan,of Fosbury,163
Biddulph,of Swansea,164 Bishops list,of Llandaff,154
Blosse,of Newcastle House,164 Booker,of Velindre,165
Bonville,of Bonvilston,115 Brogden,of Coytrehen,165
Brogden,of Tondu,165 Bruce,of Dyffryn,165
Bute; Marquess of,of Cardiff Castle,161 Butler,of Dunraven,111
Caradoc,of Llancarvan,5; 71 Carne,of Nash and Ewenny,112
Carne; Nicholl,of St. Donat's,166 Clark,of Dowlais House,67
Corbett,of Cogan Pill,167 Cradock,of Cheriton,118
Cradock,of Long Ash,128 Cradock,of Swansea,117
Crawshay,of Cyfarthfa Castle,167 Cromwell family,---,131
Davis,of Maesyffynon,168 Davies,of Gwaelod-y-garth,167
Dawkin,of Kilvrough,116 De Breos family,---,98
De Cardiff,of Cardiff,114 De Clares,Lords of Glamorgan,94
De Granvilles,---,99 De Londres,---,99
Despencer family,---,77; 80; 95 Dillwyn,of Hendrefoilan,168
Dunraven,of Dunraven,8; 168 Evans,of Gnoll,127
Fisher,of Llwyn-derw,169 Le Fleming,of Flemingston,105
Fleming,of St. George &c.,105 Florence,of Worcester,35
Fothergill,of Abernant House,169 Fowler,of Gnoll,169
Francis,of Cae-Bailey,170 Franklen,of Clemenston,170
Gamage,of Coity Castle &c.,64; 108-111 Gibbon,of Trecastle,125
De Granvil,of Neath,57 Grenfell,of Maesteg House,170
Griffith,of Merthyr,171 Griffiths,of Neath,171
Gwyn,of Dyffryn,171 Herberts, Lords of Glamorgan,98
Hill,of Fookwood,172 Homfray,of Penlline Castle,172
Humfreville,of Penmark,100 Jenkins,of Hensol,6; 128
Jenkins,of Walterston,173 Jones,of Fonmon Castle,173
Kings of Glamorgan after Morgan Hen,---,29 Kings of Glamorgan, residenceof,29
Knight,of Nottage Court,175 Knight,of Newton Nottage,65
Knight,of Tythegston Court,174 Lee,of Rheola,145
Le Sore,of St. Fagan's,107 Lewis,of Greenmeadow,175
Llewellyn,of Baglan Hall,177 Llewellyn,of Court Colman,177
Llewellyn,of Penlle'rgaer,177 Llewelyn,of Ynysygerwn,177
Lloyd,of Cilybebyll,177 Lords,of Glamorgan,43; 93-98
Lougher,of Tythegston,19 Mackworth,of Gnoll,127
Malefant,of St. George's,116 Mansels,of Penrice Margam &c.,51; 59-62
Mansel-Talbot,of Penrice Castle,20; 52; 183 Mathew,of Llandaff &c.,120-121
Morgan,of Ruperra Castle,178 Morgan,of St. Helen's,178
Morris,of Sketty Park,179 Mortimer,of Gene'r-glyn,38
Nevilles, Lordsof Glamorgan,97 Norris,of Penlline,115
Penrhys Family,---,52 Penrice,of Kilvrough,180
Popkin,of Ynystawe,126 Powell,of Llanharan &c.,130
Price,of Gellihir,131 Price,of Penlle'rgaer,126
Prichard,of Crofta House,180 Pryce,of Dyffryn,180
Raglan,of Camllwyd,114 De Rayle,of Wrinston,115
Richards,of Brooklands,181 Richardson,of Glanrafon,101
Richardson,of Pant-y-Gwydir,181 Robert of Gloucester, Lordof Glamorgan,93
Rous,of Courtyrala,182 Rufus not the conqueror,of Glamorgan,32
Salmon,of Penlline Court,182 Seys,of Boverton,123
Smith,of Gwernllwynwith,182 Squire,of Swansea,183
St. John,of Fonmon Castle,100 St. Quintin,of Llanblethian,106
Stradlings,of St. Donat's,101 Syward,of Talyfan,107
Talbot,of Hensol,6 Mansel-Talbot,of Margam Park,183
Thomas,of Court House,184 Thomas,of Danygraig,29
Thomas,of Llanbradach,128 Thomas,of Llanfihangel,125
Thomas,of Pwllywrach,184 Thomas,of Tregroes,184
Thomas,of Wenvoe Caetle,129 Traherne; Mrs.,of St. Hilary,185
Traherne,of St. Hilary,185 Turbervill,of Ewenny Abbey,186
Tyler,of Cottrell,5; 186 Tyler,of Llantrithyd,186
Tynte,of Keven Mably,187 Van,of Macross,124
Vivian,of Clyne Castle,188 Vivian,of Glanafon,187
Vivian,of Park Wern,188 Walter,of Ffynone,188
Williams,of Aberpergwm,189 Williams,of Dyffryn Efrwd,189
Williams,of Llandaff,190 Williams,of Miskin Manor,189
Wood,of Stouthall,190

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Sundry

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Flemish people (supposed),of Gower,47 Norman families in Glam.,their total extinction,9
The twelve Lordships,of Glamorgan,37 Marchers Lords ,in S. Wales,34; 35

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Individuals

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Name,Feature,page

"King Alfred, Protector of Wales",---,27 Duke of Beaufort's,Progress to Margam,60; 61
Caractacus,---,25; 66
Clark; G.T.; Esq.,---,101; 103 Dafydd ap Gwilym,---,80
Dodridge; Sir John,on the Marches of Wales,35; 38 Dunawd (Saint Donatus),---,7; 66
Dyfrig (Dubricius),---,72 Earls of Glamorgan,---,43; 93-98
Edwards,'the bridge-builder',14 Einion ap Cadivor ap Collwyn,---,7; 32; 37
Elystan Gloddudd,---,137 Fitzhamon; Robert,conqueror of Glamorgan,30-36; 39; 93
"Fitzhamon's "" twelve knights""",---,36 Fowler; J. C.; Esq.,on crime in Glamorgan,90
Foxwist; William,---,147; 152 Francis; Col. G. Grant; F.S.A.,---,19; 57; 87
Gerstenhofer the chemist,---,89 Giraldus Cambrensis,---,30; 31; 36; 43; 73
Bishop Gower,of St. David's,55 Gwrgant,King of Glamorgan,29
Hall; Benjamin; Esq.,of Hensol,13 Dr. Hall,of Hensol,6
Iestyn ap Gwrgant,---,30 St. Illtyd,---,7; 69
Iolo Morganwg,---,25; 69 Iolo,manuscript,64
Ithel Ddu,King of Glamorgan,29 Ivor Bach,---,43; 74; 82
Johnys; Sir Hugh,---,121 Jones; Col. Philip,---,131; 148; 174
Lewis Glyn Cothi,---,58 Lewis Morganwg,---,56
Llandaff,Bishops of,154 Bishop Oliphant,of Llandaff ,155; 176
Llewelyn Bren,---,77; 105 Lukis's researches,---,49
Malkin,---,53 Mellrig,King of Glamorgan,72
Meyrick; Rees,his Morganiae Archeogr.,81; 130 Morgan Hen,---,28
"Morgan "" Mwynfawr""",---,27; 29 Murchison; Sir Roderick,---,22
Neville; Richard,---,97 St. Nicholas; cromlech of,---,71
Phillipps; Sir Thomas,---,76 Perkin Warbeck,---,117
Rhys ap Tewdwr and Glamorgan,---,30-32 Rhys; Dr. John David,---,81
Robert Curthose,his imprisordnent,83 Samson; Archbishop,of Dol,69
Teilo and Dewi,---,28 "Warwick the "" king-maker""",---,97
Westwood,"on the "" Ogham "" alphabet",62 William Rufus ,Conquest of Glamorgan,32-36
William the Conqueror at St. David s,---,33

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Locations

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Aberpergwm,---,17; 189 Beaupre Castle,---,70
Cardiff Castle,---,3-5; 81-85 Cardiff; town; docks; population,---,3
Cardiff Priories,---,85 Castell Coch,---,74
Coity Castle,---,62 Cyfarthfa Castle,---,16
Dunraven Castle,---,8; 29; 66 Eaglesbush,---,17
Essyllwg,Essyllwyr (Essyllt),25 Ewenny Abbey,---,8; 65
Glewysig,---,27 Gower,lordship of,45
Gower,Flemish settlers in,47 Havren,legend of,25
Hensol Castle,---,6 Hirwaun Wrgan,---,29
Isca Silurum,---,25; 29 Llanblethian Castle,---,7
Llancarfan monastery,---,71 Llandaff Cathedral,---,9-13; 72
Llandaff; See of,---,72 Llandough Castle,---,7
Llantrisant Castle,---,69 Llantwit Major,---,7; 67
Llantwit,ancient college of,68 Llantwit,proposed modern college at,68
Loughor Castle,---,55 Manors of Glamorgan,---,133
Margam Abbey,---,59 Miskin Manor,---,6
Morlais Castle,---,81 Neath Abbey,---,55
Neath Castle,---,57 Vale of Neath,---,16
Ogmore Castle,---,64 Oxwich Castle,---,53
Oystermouth Castle,---,54 Pantygwydir,---,18
Pennard Castle,---,53 Penrhys monastery,---,80
Penrose Castle,---,51 Penlline Castle,---,7; 70
Priories of Cardiff,---,85 Radir,old mansion of,13; 27; 29
Scurlage Castle,---,55 Senghennydd (Caerphilly),---,37; 69; 75-81
St. Donat's Castle,---,7; 66 Swansea Castle,---,54
Swansea,mayors and portreeves of,158 Swansea,Cromwell's charter to,160
Vale of Taff,---,9; 13 Tir y Brenhin,---,65
Tythegstone Court,---,9 Valley of Aberdare,---,15

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