"LLAN TRISAINT, in the Cwmwd of Meisgyn, Cantref of Penythen (now called the Hundred of Miskin), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a Vicarage valued in the King's Books at £26..14..2: Patrons, The Dean and Chapter of Gloucester: Church dedicated to St. Iddog, St. Dyfaenog, and St. Menw. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 1715. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was £1268..16..9. It is 8 1/2 m. S.W. from Caerphilly. There are little remains of its ancient Norman Castle, except the fragment of a circular tower. This was the Birth-place of the celebrated Sir LLYWELYN JENKINS, Secretary of State to James the Second. The Petty Sessions for the Hundred of Miskin are holden here. In this Parish are two Chapels; one, called St. John's, is in the gift of the Representatives of the late Rev. Gervase Powell; the other, called Talagam, is almost in ruins, and is a Donative in the gift of Jesus College, Oxford; it is annexed to the Free School, at Cowbridge, and the Salary is £10. per annum. " From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.