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St Brides-super-Ely

"ST. BRIDE'S, in the Cwmwd of Uwch Caeth, Cantref of Brenhinol (now called the Hundred of Dinas Powys), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Rectory, united to the Rectory of Michaelston super Elay. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 94. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 72..1..4, at 3s. 4 1/2d. per acre. It is 7 m. W. b. N. from Caerdiff. This Parish contains 434 acres of Land. It is situate near the river Elay."
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

Bibliography
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Glamorgan Parish Map Description and Travel
Directories
Maps
Population
Schools

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 :-

Church History

Glamorgan Chapels Database  project - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish. Only one chapel has been found in this parish, details below;

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. Bride, and is in the Benefice of Peterston-super-Ely with St. Brides-super-Ely. 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 ST097776.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1717-1901, Marriages, 1724-1837, Burials, 1717-1902.

 

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1747-1991 1754-1835, 1837-1970 1747-1991 - 1717, 1724-1751, 1753-1760, 1762-1800, 1804-1821, 1823-1837

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

"BRIDES (ST.) SUPER ELY, a parish in the hundred of DINAS-POWIS, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 5 1/2 miles (W. N. W.) from Cardiff, containing 128 inhabitants. This parish, which is of very small extent, is situated on the banks of the river Ely, and near the vale of that name, the scenery of which is pleasingly varied. The living is a discharged rectory, consolidated with the rectory of Michaelston super Ely, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaf. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. St. y Nill, the seat of --- Jenkins, Esq., is a large house situated within its limits, commanding a fine view over the Vale of Ely. The average annual expenditure for the support of the poor is  62. 12."   ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) ) by Samuel Lewis

Places, villages, farms etc within St Brides-super-Ely 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 Gareth Hicks)

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Llandaff, with the parishes and villages of Caerau, Ely, Fairwater, Radyr, Llanilltern, St. Fagan's, Michaelston-super-Ely, and St Bride's-super-Ely from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Maps

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

Population

The Population of St Brides-super-Ely was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 129 1851 - 115 1861 - 122 1871 - 103 1881 - 78 1891 - 94

Schools

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

 

St Brides-super-Ely


[Last Updated :  23 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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