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St. Hilary

"HILARY, ST., in the Cwmwd of Pen y Bont, Cantref of Cron Nedd (now called the Hundred of Cowbridge) County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a discharged Vicarage valued in the King's Books at 5..14..4 1/2: Patrons, The Bishop, Archdeacon, and Chapter of Llandaff. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 145. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was 107..15..4, at 1s. 9d. in the pound. It is 1 m. S. E from Cowbridge. This Parish contains about 900 acres of Land. There was formerly a Chapel at Beupre. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Tythes, and Augmentation, was 37..14..0. "
From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811

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

Bibliography

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

An online index to the book St. Hilary, a History of the Place and its People by Hilary M. Thomas [2000] has been provided by Alan Jenkins

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 - there are no references to non-conformist chapels/meeting houses 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. Hilary, and is in the Benefice of Cowbridge Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be found at grid reference ST016733.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1690-1984 1690-1970 1690-1985 1913-1963 1721, 1724-1752, 1754-1837

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within St Hilary 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 Glenys Travis)

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

Directories

Transcript of name listing for Cowbridge, and neighbouring parishes from Commercial and Trade Directories, for the years:-

1858-1859 (Slaters Directory) 1880 (Slaters Directory)

History

Description and images of Beaupre Castle, St. Hilary at www.castlewales.com by Jeff Thomas

Maps

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

Population

The Population of St. Hilary was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 164 1851 - 157 1861 - 139 1871 - 166 1881 - 144 1891 - 175

Public Records

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

 

St. Hilary


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