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"LLAN MADOG, in the Cwmwd of Gwyr, Cantref of Eginog (now called the Hundred of Swansea), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a Rectory, valued in the King's Books at 9.: Patron, The Prince of Wales: Church dedicated to St. Madog. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 171. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 21..12..4, at 2s. 2d. in the pound. It is 14 m. W. b. S. from Swansea. This Parish contains about seven or eight hundred acres of inclosed and cultivated Land; and about three hundred acres uninclosed and uncultivated. It is situate upon Burry Harbour; and Llan Madog Hill is a well known Beacon to Mariners; upon which are the remains of a Roman Encampment. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Glebe, Tythes, and Surplice Fees, was 124..4..6."
From:
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

Bibliography
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Glamorgan Parish Map Directories
Land and Property
Maps
Population
Schools

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 :-

Church History

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish

See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph

Llanmadog Church - on Swansea Cam

LLANMADOC, St. Madoc   1863-1866      - on Church plans online

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. Madoc, is in the Benefice of Llanrhidian with Llanmadoc and Cheriton, 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 SS439934.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1724-1812 1724-1757, 1813-1837 1724-1812 - 1672, 1683, 1690, 1700-1701, 1704, 1707-1708, 1710, 1712-1713, 1725, 1727-1743, 1745-1776, 1778-1797, 1799-1800, 1802-1803, 1805-1806, 1808-1817, 1819-1820, 1822-1835, 1839-1882, 1885, 1887-1896, 1898-1905, 1908-1910

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Llanmadoc 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)

Description of parish from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.

Aerial photograph of the Bulwark Iron Age Hill Fort, Llanmadoc 1988/91 - on the People's Collection Wales site

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for the Gower parishes, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Land and Property

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

Maps

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

Population

The Population of Llanmadoc was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 269 1851 - 269 1861 - 225 1871 - 178 1881 - 158 1891 - 154

Schools

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Berges Island
  • Broughton Bay
  • Froglane

 

Llanmadog


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