Cadoxton Juxta Barry


"CADOXTON juxta BARRY, 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 £5..2..1: Patrons, John Llewellin, Esq., and others, in 1777: Church dedicated to St. Cadog. The Resident Population of this Parish, in 1801, was 196. The Money raised by the Parish Rates, in 1803, was £55..7..7 1/2, at 9s. 9d. in the pound. It is 8 m. S W. b. S. from Caerdiff. This Parish contains between five and six hundred acres of cultivated Land, together with a small quantity of Wood and Underwood. It is situate near the Bristol Channel: and has the remains of a fine old Castle. According to the Diocesan Report, in 1809, the yearly value of this Benefice, arising from Rent of Glebe, and Tythes, was £69..10..7. " From: A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.


NB The Kain maps overlay  has  Barry Docks to be at least partly in Cadoxton juxta Barry parish but its Churches data is included on the Barry page



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

References to Cadoxton juxta Barryin the British Library


Business & Commerce Records

  • Barry & Cadoxton Gas Company
    1892-1948: minutes, accounts, reports
    [Glamorgan Archive Service, Cardiff]


The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-

  • Parish Church of St. Cadoc
  • Philadelphia Baptist

Visit their website for information on how to purchase.




Church History

Chapels Database  - a  list of all known non-conformist chapels or other non-Anglican religions in the parish

BARRY, St. Mary, Barry Dock [Cadoxton juxta Barry parish]  1903-1905


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. Cadoc, is in the Benefice of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry, and Diocese of Llandaff. 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 ST130693.

A transcription of the registers is available from the Glamorgan Family History Society for the years: Baptisms, 1724 - 1889, Marriages, 1724 - 1837, Burials, 1724 - 1901. Visit their website for information on how to purchase these fiche.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1753-1772, 1781-1790, 1806-1809, 1813-1889, 1925-1951 1754-1783, 1813-187 1752-1773, 1781-1795, 1803-1808 1956-1963 1724-1743, 1745-1837

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

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry Ecclesiastical Parish records      "........... records include registers of baptisms, 1752-1986; marriages, 1772-2000; burials, 1752-1982; banns, 1904-1973; confirmations, 1941-1943; services, 1903-1964; finance, 1909-1971; property, 1904-1972; churchwardens minutes and accounts, 1890-1948; correspondence, c1956-1970; miscellaneous papers and records, 1891-1971; church organisations, 1910-1947; civil records, 1911-1973; all relating to the churches of St. Mary, St. Cadoc, St. Aiden and Barry Mission Room in the Parish of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry"

Modern Parishes & Chapels of Ease :-

The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry, St. Cadoc - Christenings (BT's), 1818-1869
Non Conformist Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Wesleyan 1925-1976 - - ST 12066820

Description & Travel

Description of the parish of Cadoxton juxta Barry from A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833)by Samuel Lewis.

"A parish in the hundred of DINAS-POWIS, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 8 miles (S.W) from Cardiff, containing 285 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaf, rated in the king's books at £5.2.1., and in the patronage of R F Jenner Esq. The church is dedicated to St Cadog, or Catwg. There are places of worship for Baptists and Calvinistic and Wesleyan Methodists, by whom a Sunday school is supported. The parish is situated on the shore of the Bristol channel, and contains some strata of limestone, which is burned for manuring the land: here are the remains of an old castle, but very little is known of its history. The average annual expenditure for the support of the poor amounts to £42.7. "

See the People's Collection Wales site for views of this place - use their on-page search box

Cadoxton juxta Barry - on wikipedia

Conservation areas within the Vale of Glamorgan. See Cadoxton - "Conservation areas are areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance"

You can see pictures of Cadoxton Juxta Barry which are provided by:



The transcription of the section for Cadoxton juxta Barry from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.


Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Cadoxton Juxta Barry has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



This diagram shows the position of this parish within the county of Glamorgan - click on this to see a full size diagram of the county



Parish map (Kain/Oliver)

 Cadoxton juxta Barry, Glamorgan - on the People's Collection Wales site

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST130689 (Lat/Lon: 51.412269, -3.252511), Cadoxton Juxta Barry which are provided by:


Names, Geographical

Places, villages, farms etc within Cadoxton-juxta-Barry 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)

  • Cadoxton-juxta-Barry (176); Cadoxton
  • Sheeping Moors (177) (Common to Cadoxton juxta Barry and St Andrews Major parishes); No place names shown




The Population of Cadoxton-juxta-Barry was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.

1841 - 242 1851 - 272 1861 - 279 1871 - 252 1881 - 303 1891 - 8,228

Public Records

Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following

  • Cadoxton juxta Barry Civil Parish records  1845-1894


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

  • Cadoxton Boys Secondary school records [Deposited by Divisional Education Officer, South East Glamorgan Education Division, 1974]       " ........ comprising of log book, 1949-1966"