"CRONWERE (CRUNWEAR), a parish in the hundred of NARBERTH, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 6 miles (E.S.E.) from Narberth, containing 274 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the confines of the county, and at a short distance to the south of the turnpike road from Laugharne to Narberth. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of St.David's, rated in the king's books at £6. 16. 10 1/2., and in the patronage of the King, as Prince of Wales. The church, dedicated to St. Elidyr, is appropriately fitted up for the performance of divine service, but not distinguished by any architectural features. An average annual expenditure amounting to £58. 6. is applied for the maintenance of the poor." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833).]
A variety of books published by the Llanteg History Society are available from the Llanteg Village site
The 1851 census for this parish has been indexed by Dyfed Family History Society.
Census Returns for this parish have the following LDS Call Numbers:
St Elidyr's Church
See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Elidyr's ChurchCRUNWEAR, St. Elidyr 1840-1848 - 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 from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).
Crunwear Wills Index by Owen Vaughan
PR CB (1725-83) M (1725-53) recorded in 1831 apparently lost
Parish registers: Christenings (1783-1979), Marriages (1754-1969), Burials (1783-1978) at Pem.RO with fac copies (1725-62) at NLW
Bishops' Transcripts, covering the period (1799-1839, 1841-91, 1893-1900) are at the National Library of Wales, and have been microfilmed by the LDS - Call Number: 0105138.
See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
Dyfed FHS have published a series of indexes of baptisms, marriages and burials from Pembrokeshire hundreds for various periods.
Places, villages, farms etc within Crunwear 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 Barry Johnson)
Llanteg Village site
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
Llanteg Now and Then & Llanteg Timeline & Llanteg Remembrance
Catalogue of Newspaper Articles with reference to the surname ORIEL or the village of LLANTEG with brief descriptions. Taken from the NARBERTH Weekly News. Held in Tenby Library. This volume covers the period : 1923 - 1944. Transcribed by O. J. & C. A. Vaughan
Crunwere School, Llanteg
Llanteg History Society
[Gareth Hicks: 10 March 2013]
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