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Llantwit Fardre

"LANTWIT FAYRDRE, in the Cwmwd of Meisgyn, Cantref of Penythen (now called the Hundred of Miskin), Co. of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a Curacy, not in charge, to the Vicar of Llan Trisaint.  The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 405.  The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 238..0..0 1/2.  It is 2 m. N. b. E. from Llant Trisaint.  According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Augmentation (no Stipend), was 32." 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
Maps
Population
Public Records
Schools

Bibliography

Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.

Pontypridd at War 1939-45, the Second World War at home by Don Powell [1999]

Victorian Pontypridd and its villages by Don Powell [1996]

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

LLANTWIT FARDE, St. Illtyd  1972         - on Church plans online

See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Illtud's Church

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. Illtyd, and is in the Benefice of Llantwit Fardre. 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 ST082866.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1632-1850, Marriages, 1625-1837, Burials, 1632-1857.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1626-1835, 1837-1840, 1846-1934 1626-1972 1626-1832, 1834, 1837-1843, 1846-1949 1947-1959 1717, 1724-1739, 1741-1774, 1776-1828, 1831-1832, 1837

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

Modern Parishes & Chapels of Ease :-

Non Conformist Registers Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Trinity, Calvinistic Methodist - 1922-1984 - ST 07468503

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Llantwit Fardre   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 Glenys Travis)

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

Llantwit Fardre - on the Rhondda Cynon Taf Libraries Heritage Trail site

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

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Pontypridd, and district, from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-
1858-1859 (Slaters Directory) 1880 (Slaters Directory)

Maps

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

Population

The Population of Llantwit Fardre was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 2,192 1851 - 4,096 1861 - 4,415 1871 - 5,024 1881 - 5,829 1891 - 8,845

Public Records

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

Schools

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

 

Llantwit Fardre


[Last Updated : 12 Sept 2013 - Gareth Hicks]

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