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Penllyn

"PEN LLYNN, in the Cwmwd of Maenor Glynn Ogwr, Cantref of Cron Nedd (now called the Hundred of Ogmure), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Vicarage valued in the King's Books at 4..15..2 1/2: Patron, Thomas Wyndham, Esq.: Church dedicated to St. Brynach. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 263. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 89..4..3, at 4s. 6d. in the pound. It is 3 1/2 m. N. b. N. from Cowbridge. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809 the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Tythes, Glebe, and Augmentation, was 35..14..10. The Castle is in ruins."
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

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

Bibliography

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

References to Penllyn at the British Library

Church History

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

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. John Evangelist, and is in the Benefice of Cowbridge Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be found at grid reference SS979747.

See also St. Brynach, Llanfrynach

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1813-1992 1813-1970 1813-1990 1824-1976 1721, 1723-1837

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Penllyn 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 Gareth Hicks)

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

Penllyn Castle - on the Castle Wales site

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Cowbridge, and neighbouring parishes from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-
1850 (Slaters Directory) 1858-1859 (Slaters Directory)
1880 (Slaters Directory)

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 Penllyn was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 320 1851 - 338 1861 - 286 1871 - 320 1881 - 305 1891 - 275

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

 

Penllyn


[Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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