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Kenfig in the Parish of Pyle and Kenfig

Bibliography
Church History
Description and Travel
Directories
History
Population
Public Records
Societies

Bibliography

References to the village of Kenfig at

Church History

KENFIG, St. Mary Magadalene 1878-1879  - on Church plans online

Description and Travel

Kenfig National Nature Reserve - once the site of  a thriving town

Directories

Transcript of Pyle, with Sker, Kenfig, Cornelly, Kenfig Hill, and neighbourhoods, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

History

Description & Image of Kenfig Castle at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas

Kenfig Origins - what's in a name

Kenfig through the ages - "In medieval times Kenfig was awarded the status of a Borough. The Kenfig Borough or Old Bro Cynffig included old Kenfig, modern Kenfig, Maudlam (Mawdlam), much of North Cornelly, Marlas, Pyle and some of Kenfig Hill.............."

Population

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

1841 (*) - 297 1851 - 268 1861 - 278 1871 - 270 1881 - 264 1891 - 221

(*) - including 21 inhabitants of the Extra Parochial parish of Sker

Public Records

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

Societies

The Kenfig Society

 

Kenfig in the Parish of Pyle and Kenfig


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