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Pyle in the Parish of Pyle and Kenfig
The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-
- Capel-y-Pil Calvinistic Methodist
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Pyle which are provided by:
Transcript of Pyle, with Sker, Kenfig, Cornelly, Kenfig Hill, and neighbourhoods, from Slaters Directory for 1880.
You can see the administrative areas
in which Pyle has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
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 ........."
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS826827 (Lat/Lon: 51.530919, -3.693929), Pyle which are provided by:
The Population of Pyle was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
|1841 - 803
||1851 - 991
||1861 - 1,192
||1871 - 883
||1881 - 938
||1891 - 884
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Pyle Civil Parish records "...... comprising parish council minutes books, 1894-1969; parish council/community council minutes book, 1969-1977; annual parish meeting minutes book, 1929-1973; financial statements, 1939-1950; register of mortgages, 1923; burial records, 1923-1978; copy of tithe plan, 1847, tithe apportionment, 1847; Pyle Community Council minutes books, 1977-1985; councillors declarations of acceptance of office, 1961-1983; general account receipts and payments books, 1974-1984; settlement certificate, 1766"