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"PENTYRCH, or, PANT YR YCH, i. e., The Ox's Vale, in the Cwmwd of Meisgyn, Cantref of Penythen (now called the Hundred of Miskin), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Vicarage valued in the King's Books at 8..3..1 1/2: Patrons, The Bishop and Chapter of Llandaff: Church dedicated to St. Cadog. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 470. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was, 324..17..6 1/4. It is 6 m. W. N. W. from Caerdiff. This Parish contains about 1500 acres of Land: and abounds with good Coal. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Augmentation, and Tythes, was 94. "
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

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Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Directories
Glamorgan Parish Map History
Maps
Military History
Population
Public Records
Schools
Societies

Bibliography

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

Cemeteries

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

Visit their website for information on how to purchase.

Church History

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

PENTYRCH, St. Cattwg  1852-1857   - on Church plans online

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. Catwg, is in the Benefice of Pentyrch, and the diocese of Llandaff. 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 ST103817.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1678-1868, Marriages, 1695-1845, Burials, 1695-1868.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1678-1679, 1723-1868 1695-1703, 1724-1753, 1813-1878, 1882-1946 1695-1700, 1723-1853 1813-1834, 1887-1895 1717, 1724-1821, 1823-1833, 1837

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 Pentyrch 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 Jean Gilson)

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

Welcome to Pentyrch

Pentyrch Community Council

Pentyrch - on Wikipedia

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Whitchurch, with the parishes and villages of Lisvane, Llanishen, Pentyrch, Tongwynlais, Taff's Well and Walnut Tree Bridge, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

History

Pentyrch and District Local History Society . They have published Pentyrch, Creigiau and Gwaelodygarth. Over 200 photographs with appropriate accompanying text depicting life and activities in earlier years. And have an ongoing series called The Garth Domain full information on a wide range of subjects.

The Manor of Pentyrch - from Cardiff Records, Volume II, Chapter I  NOTES ON THE MANORS OF THE CARDIFF DISTRICT . (British History Onlline)

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries

Military History

Pentyrch War Memorial. Contributed by Sue Powell, 2000

Population

The Population of Pentyrch was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 1,248 1851 - 1,599 1861 - 2,110 1871 - 2,105 1881 - 2,102 1891 - 1,693

Public Records

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

Schools

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

Societies

Pentyrch and District Local History Society

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Castell-y-mynach
  • Creigau
  • Garth
  • Gwaelod-y-Garth
  • Pen-y-garn

 

Pentyrch


[Last Updated : 2 Feb 2014 - Gareth Hicks]

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