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"KLGWYN (CL-GWYN) a chapelry in the parish of NEVERN, hundred of KEMMES, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 2 1/2miles (S.S.E.) from Newport. The population is returned with the parish. The chapel is dedicated to St. Mary. It is situated at the foot and near the south-eastern declivity of Carn Ingli mountain and common, on the former of which are some ancient carneddau." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833).]


The 1851 census for this parish has been indexed by Dyfed Family History Society.

Church History

CILGWYN, St. Mary   1881-1883     - on the Church plans online site

Some church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by   I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP,   Cardiff, 1976. The names are those of the informants


Parish entry for Nevern with Cilgwyn and Bayvil from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).

Church Records

Parish registers: Christenings (1775-1811), Marriages (1754-1811, 1934-68) Banns (1823-1902), Burials (1775-1811) at NLW

Mf copies of Christenings and Burials (1775-1811) and Marriages (1759-82) at Pem.RO

BTs: see Nevern

Nonconformist chapels;   see Nevern parish

Dyfed FHS have published a series of indexes of baptisms, marriages and burials from Pembrokeshire hundreds for various periods.

Land and Property

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


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[Gareth Hicks: 8 Nov 2007]

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