|Glamorgan Contents Nearby Places|
"PETERSTONE, or, LLAN BEDR AR FYNYDD, in the Cwmwd of Tir yr Hwndrwd,
Cantref of Cron Nedd (now called the Hundred of Newcastle), County of GLAMORGAN,
South Wales; in the Parish of Coed Du Church: a Chapel, not in charge, always
holden with the Rectory of Coed Du Church, and of the certified value of £14:
Patron, Thomas Wyndham, Esq.: Chapel dedicated to St. Peter. The Resident Population
of this Hamlet, in 1801, and the Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803,
are included in the Returns made from Coed Du Church."
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.
Description and Travel
Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.
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. Peter, is in the Benefice of Llanharan with Peterston-super-Montem (or Brynna), 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 SS985833.
A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1745-1900, Marriages, 1721-1837, Burials, 1745-1900.
|Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff|
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Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
A set of fiche have been produced by the Glamorgan Family History Society covering the registers of Bethlehem Welsh Congregational Church, for the period 1777-1881.
The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-
"PETERSTON super MONTEM, a chapelry in the parish of COYCHURCH, hundred of NEWCASTLE, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 8 miles (N. E. by E.) from Bridgend, containing 134 inhabitants. It is in Welsh called Llanbedr ar Vynydd, " the church of St. Peter on the mountain," and is situated on the confines of the hundreds of Ogmore and Cowbridge, at some distance from the mother church. It occupies the southern declivity of the monntain of Mynydd y Rhiw, and the inhabitants are exclusively engaged in agriculture. The river Ely partly bounds it on the north. The chapel is dedicated to St. Peter : attached to it is a Welsh Sunday school. A sum of £15 has been left to the poor of this chapelry ; besides which, twenty-five shillings per annum are distributed among those not receiving parochial relief. The average annual expenditure for the support of the poor amounts to £ 66. 14." ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833)
Places, villages, farms etc within Peterston-super-Montem 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 Glenys Travis)
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