"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]
"PARK Mill is a village in the parishes of Pennard and Illston, 4 miles from Killay station on the London, Midland and Scottish railway and 8 from Swansea. There is a Congregational chapel here." [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]
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
Transcript of complete name listing for the Gower parishes, from Slaters Directory for 1880. OYSTERMOUTH with the parishes of Bishopston, Cheriton, Ilston, Knelston, Llandewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian (Higher & Lower), Nicholaston, Oxwich, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Porteynon, Reynoldston, Rhoscilly, and the villages of Horton, Kilibion, Mumbles, Park Mill, Penclawdd, Walterstone and West Cross.
Pennard Parish and Community Council Records " ........ including minute books, 1953-2000; councillors' declarations of acceptance, 1948-1974; receipt and payment books, 1946-1984; photocopy [late 20th century] of tithe plan and apportionment, 1846."