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St George-super-Ely

"GEORGE'S, ST., in the Cwmwd of Is Caeth, Cantref of Brenhinol (now called the Hundred of Dinas Powys), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Rectory valued in the King's Books at 7..5..7 1/2: Patrons, The Trustees under the Will of J. Llewellin, Esq. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 114. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 57..14..8. It is 6 1/4 m. W. from Caerdiff. It is situate upon the River Elay. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Tythes, and Glebe, was 105..17..0. The Castle is in ruins. In the Church are some Gothic Monuments. "
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811

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Business and Commerce Records
Cemeteries
Church History
Church Records
Glamorgan Parish Map Description and Travel
Directories
Maps
Population
Public Records

Bibliography

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

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

Glamorgan Chapels Database - Here is a reference to one  non-conformist chapel found in this parish;

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. George, and is in the Benefice of St. Nicholas with Bonvilston and St. George-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 ST104766.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1693-1900, Marriages, 1697-1837, Burials, 1695-1902.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1693-1739, 1753-1983 1697-1733, 1758-1970 1695-1732, 1757-1812, 1814-1984 - 1724-1820, 1822-1831, 1833-1837

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within St Georges-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)

Description of parish from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis.

Directories

Transcript of complete name listing for St. Nicholas, with the parishes and villages of St. George's, St. Lythans, Peterstone-super-Ely, and Pendoylan, from Slaters Directory for 1880.

Maps

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

Population

The Population of St George-super-Ely was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 218 1851 - 240 1861 - 213 1871 - 236 1881 - 230 1891 - 261

Public Records

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Coedriglan
  • Downs
  • Drope

 

St George-super-Ely


[Last Updated : 23 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]

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