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Ynysmeudw in the Parish of Llangiwg


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Ynysymeudw area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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
No Registers have been deposited yet

See under Chapels and Churches on the Cwmgors/Waun site

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Ynysymeudw which are provided by:


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 Ynysymeudw has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN736055 (Lat/Lon: 51.733875, -3.831848), Ynysymeudw which are provided by: