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St. Donats

"A village one mile east of Nash Point possessing a residential castle of great interest. In the churchyard is a fine medieval cross."
[Glamorganshire, 1911]
Bibliography
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Description and Travel
Glamorgan Parish Map Directories
History
Land and Property
Maps
Population
Public Records

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

Images and History of the Churches in the Benefice of Llantwit Major

Glamorgan Chapels Database - no records of any non-conformist chapels have been found in this parish apart from those shown below taken from  Dissent in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth by Hywel D Emanuel, National Library of Wales journal, Vol VIII/4, Winter 1954.

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. Donat, and is in the Benefice of Llantwit Major. 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 SS933681.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1572-1899, Marriages, 1570-1837, Burials, 1571-1899.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1572-1658, 1663-1987 1570-1655 1664-1729, 1743, 1747, 1755-1970 1571-1658, 1663-1987 - 1696, 1721, 1723-1742, 1745-1830, 1832-1834, 1836-1837

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within St Donats 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)

Descriptions of the parish from
A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.
A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for Llantwit Major, with Llanmaes, St. Donats and neighbourhoods Slaters Directory for 1880.

History

Description and image of St. Donats Castle at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas

St Donats and the Stradlings

St Donats - on the Vision of Britain site

Land and Property

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

Maps

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

Population

The Population of St. Donats was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 151 1851 - 132 1861 - 126 1871 - 138 1881 - 138 1891 - 123

Public Records

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

 

St. Donats


[Last Updated : 27 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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