"LLAN DEILO TAL Y BONT, in the Cwmwd of Derfedd, Cantref of Ffiniog (now called the Hundred of Llan Gefelach), Co. of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged V., valued in the King's Books at £4.14.7: Patron, Lord Vernon: Church ded. to St. Teilo. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, (containing the Parcels of Brisg Edwin, Glynn Llychwr, Gwyli, Tir yr Brennin, and Ynys Llychwr) was 595. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was £171.18.10, at 8s. in the pound. It is 10 m. N. W. from Swansea. The Fair is holden on the first Monday after Old Christmas Day. This Parish is about six miles in length, and three miles in breadth; one fifth of which is uncultivated. It abounds with Coal; and is situate upon the river Llougher. The ancient Monastery of Court y Carne, now in ruins, to which belonged a Manor and a Mill, was appendant to the Abbey of Cadoxton: it is now the property of The Rev. J. P. Cuny."
(From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811)