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"A small village 3.5 miles north-west from, and in the hundred of Cowbridge, possessing an interesting example of a sculptured wheel cross of Celtic workmanship, and an almost perfect fifteenth century cross. Llangan contains 1, 200 statute acres of land."
[Glamorganshire, 1911]
Bibliography
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.

Church History

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the 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. Canna, and is in the Benefice of Coychurch with Llangan and St. Mary Hill 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 SS957778.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1689-1978, Marriages, 1724-1838, Burials, 1705-1894.

 

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1688-1978 1725-1747, 1763, 1792-1970 1708, 1716, 1724-1984 1824-1977 1721, 1723-1745, 1747-1810, 1812-1837

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

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

Description and Travel

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

Descriptions of parish from
A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis  and also
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811. 

Maps

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

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Bridgend and district, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Population

The Population of Llangan was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 238 1851 - 261 1861 - 223 1871 - 227 1881 - 200 1891 - 182

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

 

Llangan


[Last Updated : 21 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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