"LLAN HARY, in the Cwmwd of Maenor Rhuthyn, Cantref of Penythen (now called the Hundred of Cowbridge), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Rectory valued in the King's Books at £5..12..8 1/2: Patron, Henry Streatfield, Esq.: Church dedicated to St. Arau. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 194. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was £122..0..1 1/2, at 6s. 7d. in the pound. It is 4 m. N. b. E. from Cowbridge. This Parish contains from 800 to 1000 acres of inclosed Land. The present worthy Rector, The Rev. G. GRIFFITHS, has been Rector of this Parish 48 years. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Tythes, and Glebe, was £94..19..0."
(From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811)