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"A village four miles west of Cardiff. A desperate engagement between the Royalist and Parliamentary forces took place in the neighbourhood in 1648. St Fagans Castle is a large Tudor residence built on the site of a medieval stronghold. The church exhibits some Decorated work."
[Glamorganshire, 1911]
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Archives and Libraries

Bibliography

Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.

Index to the book "Annals of St. Fagan's with Llanillterne - An Ancient Glamorgan Parish", indexed by David Webb.

Business and Commerce Records

Cemeteries

The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

Church History

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish

See Welsh Chapels and Churches for a photograph of St Mary's Church

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. Mary, and is in the Benefice of Peterston-super-Ely with St. Fagans with Michaelston-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 ST122772.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1589-1882, Marriages, 1689-1837, Burials, 1689-1884.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1689-1882 1689-1837 1689-1966 1756-1812 1717, 1724-1837
Non Conformist Registers Held at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Tabernacle, Calvinistic Methodist 1866-1965 - - ST 11967745

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within St Fagans 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)

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.

St Fagans National History Museum  - on Wikipedia

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.

History

Description and image of St. Fagan's Castle at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas

Battle of St Fagans 8th May 1648

Land and Property

Maps

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

Population

The Population of St Fagans was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 424 1851 - 515 1861 - 506 1871 - 536 1881 - 483 1891 - 490

Public Records

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

Societies

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Llanmaes
  • Pentrebane

 

St Fagans


[Last Updated : 23 Nov 2012 -  Gareth Hicks]

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