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Ynysmeudw in the Parish of Llangiwg

"This place is about half way between Pontardawe and Ystalyfera. ... Since the population of this district is likely to grow greatly, it is to be expected that there will soon be a large congregation."  Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru.


Church History

Rees, Thomas & Thomas, John. Hanes Eglwysi Annibynnol Cymru.   (History of the Welsh Independent Churches),volume 2, pages 181-82, 1872. Here is the ( Welsh) extract from this book relating to Ynysmudw, contributed by Darris G Williams - with translation by Eleri Rowland


Church Records

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

The church is dedicated to St. Mary, is in the Benefice of Llangiwg (Pontardawe), 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 SN739058.

Anglican Parish Registers
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
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See under Chapels and Churches on the Cwmgors/Waun site


Description and Travel

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Captain Daniel Nicholas (1844-1918) - on the Cwmgors/Gwauncaegurwen site.   Lived in Ynysmeudwy, lot of interesting material, connection to Jemima Nicholas of 'Last invasion of Britain' fam


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ynysmeudw in the Parish of Llangiwg has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.