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Wenvoe

"WENFOE, in the Cwmwd of Is Caeth, Cantref of Brenhinol (now called the Hundred of Dinas Powys), County of GLAMORGAN, South Wales: a Rectory valued in the King's Books at 13..7..1: Patron, Robert Jenner, Esq. : Church dedicated to St. Mary. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 331. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in l803, was 178..10..11, at 1s. 10d. in the pound. It is 5 m. S. W. from Caerdiff. This Parish contains about 2000 acres of Land; of which, about 200 acres are an uncultivated Common. Here is a very excellent Parsonage House, built by the late P. Birt, Esq.; and the Living is worth from 300 to 400 per annum. This is a neat and pleasant Village."
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
Land and Property
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

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the 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. Mary, and is in the Benefice of Wenvoe and St. Lythans. 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 ST122726.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1585-1891, Marriages, 1586-1837, Burials, 1587-1900.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1585-1971 1585-1970 1585-1983 1824-1973 1724-1837

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

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Wenvoe 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.

Wenvoe - on Wikipedia

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 Wenvoe was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
1841 - 485 1851 - 475 1861 - 504 1871 - 466 1881 - 405 1891 - 445

Public Records

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

Hamlets, Towns and Villages

  • Burdonshill
  • Twyn-yr-odyn
  • Wallston

 

Wenvoe


[Last Updated : 3 Feb 2013 - Gareth Hicks]

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