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Llangennith

"A village on the west verge of Gower, once the site of a monastry. On Harding Down are some earthworks."

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

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

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. Cenydd, is in the Benefice of Reynoldston with Penrice with Llangennith, 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 SS429913.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1726-1812 1754-1807, 1813-1971 1742-1971 - 1671, 1673, 1677-1679, 1682-1683, 1686-1689, 1691, 1693-1694, 1696-1697, 1700-1701, 1704, 1707-1708, 1710-1711, 1713, 1725, 1727-1737, 1739, 1741, 1743-1795, 1797-1800, 1802-1803, 1809-1831, 1833-1846, 1848-1851, 1853, 1855-1882, 1885, 1887-1896, 1898-1899
(At the National Library of Wales)

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

 

Non Conformist Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Wesleyan 1864-1913 - - SS 42759174

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Llangennith 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)

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

Llangennith panoramic

Aerial photograph of Iron Age hill fort on Hardings Down, Llangennith 1988 on People's Collection Wales site (use search box)

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 Llangennith was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 436 1851 - 398 1861 - 384 1871 - 360 1881 - 292 1891 - 298

Public Records

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Broughton Burrows
  • Broughton Bay
  • Burry

 

Llangennith


[Last Updated : 3 April 2013 - Gareth Hicks]

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