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Glamorgan Towns and Parishes
See here also for a Parish Sketch Map and the same map with the approximate position of the hundreds superimposed on it
The Hundreds of Glamorgan;
Caerphilly Cowbridge Dinas Powis Kibbor Llangyfelach
Miskin Neath Newcastle Ogmore Swansea
Here also is a database with grid co-ordinates of 10,000 place names from the 1891/1901 censuses
for certain parishes in PEM,CMN & GLA(Gower)
Some parishes may be noted as being extra-parochial -
" An extra-parochial area was land uninhabited in Anglo-Saxon times and outside the jurisdiction of any civil or
ecclesiastical parish. No poor or church rates were paid, though tithes in theory went to the Crown.
A resident could choose the nearest convenient parish for baptisms, etc."
(Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6).
[Last Updated : 7 Nov 2010 - Gareth Hicks]