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"A parish in Gower on the east side of Oxwich bay. Overlooking a sandy creek are the ruins of a castle, and the face of the cliffs are perforated with bone caverns. The neighbouring village of Parkmill is much visited for its picturesqueness." [Glamorganshire, 1911]
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Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.
The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-
Chapels Database - a list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish
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. Mary, is in the Benefice of Ilston with Pennard with Nicholaston, and diocese of Swansea and Brecon. 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 SS566887.
|Anglican Parish Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth|
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The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-
Places, villages, farms etc within Pennard parish 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 Mary Greatorex)
Descriptions of the parish from
A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis and
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.
Pennard - on the Enjoy-Gower site
Transcript of complete name listing for the Gower parishes, from Slaters Directory for 1880.
Description and image of Pennard Castle at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas
Pennard and Area Local History site - includes the Kilvrough Estate and villages of Ilston, Kittle, Parkmill, Pennard and Southgate
Extract from the Manorial Rolls of Oystermouth and Pennard, 1662-1676 - on the People's Collection Wales site
The Population of Pennard was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
|1841 - 372||1851 - 348||1861 - 321||1871 - 285||1881 - 269||1891 - 240|
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
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