"Miskin is a village approximately 2 miles (3 km) south of Llantrisant in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf. ... The origin of the village was a small hamlet known as New Mill, which grew up around New Mill farm." wikipedia
"MISKIN, a hundred in the E of Glamorgan; bounded on the E by Caerphilly hundred,-on the S by Dinas Powis and Cowbridge; and containing Aberdare parish, and six other parishes. ... " [From John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) on Vision of Britain]
The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is in the Benefice of Mountain Ash and Miskin, and the diocese of Llandaff. 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 ST052982.
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Bassett of Miskin 1622, 1672-1750 "William Bassett of Miskin, Glamorgan, was second son of William Bassett of Broviskin, and fellow of All Souls College 1664. He served as sheriff of Glamorgan 1653, and is described in 1673 a 'Doctor of Civil Law'. The Miskin estate was inherited by his younger brother, Thomas Basset. Thomas's son and heir was William Bassett of Miskin (d. 1770), s.............."
Miskin Estate 1776-78 "William Bassett of Miskin (died 1770), sheriff of Glamorgan 1734, was succeeded by his daughter, Cecil Bassett, his son William having died in 1769. Cecil married Stephen White, a Bristol merchant. ............................"