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Penrice

"A village in Gower near Oxwich Bay possessing the picturesque ruins of a once strong and extensive castle."

[Glamorganshire, 1911]
Bibliography
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Glamorgan Parish Map Directories
History
Land and Property
Maps
Population
Public Records

Bibliography

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

References to the village of Penrice at

Cemeteries

The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

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. Andrew, is in the Benefice of Reynoldston with Penrice with Llangennith, 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 Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1638-1652, 1677, 1682-1716, 1728-1812 1631-1675, 1681, 1724-1773, 1837-1970 1637-1657, 1681-1684, 1707-1716, 1724-1987 - 1672, 1677-1679, 1683, 1686-1687, 1690, 1701, 1708, 1710, 1713, 1716, 1718, 1725, 1727-1733, 1735-1745, 1747-1767, 1769-1771, 1774-1800, 1802-1803, 1805-1807, 1809-1836, 1838, 1840-1841, 1843-1844, 1846-1882
(At the National Library of Wales,Aberystwyth)

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Penrice 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
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for the Gower parishes, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

History

Description and image of Penrice Castle at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas

Penrice Castle - on Wikipedia

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 Penrice was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 385 1851 - 398 1861 - 307 1871 - 290 1881 - 260 1891 - 242

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Pilton Green (see under Penmaen)
  • Scurlage

 

Penrice


[Last Updated : 14 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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