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Blaenhonddan in the Parish of Cadoxton Juxta Neath

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"BLAEN-HONDDAN, a hamlet, in the parish of CADOXTON, hundred of NEATH, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 1 mile (N.) from Neath, containing 1029 inhabitants. It is pleasantly situated on the western bank of the river Neath, in the midst of agreeably diversified scenery, and is intersected by the turnpike road leading from Neath, through the vale, into Brecknockshire: it contains the parochial church. Cadoxton Place, the residence of Mr. Powell, sheltered by a lofty hill commanding a fine view of the Gnoll house and grounds, and Cadoxton Lodge, the summer residence of George Tennant, Esq., are in this hamlet." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833) © Mel Lockie]

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The location of this hamlet on linked maps is marked as exact although it could only ever be a guide

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Bibliography

Cilffriw Millennium Book Group. Monks to Millennium, the Story of the Village of Cilffriw. (In Blaenhonddan, Cadoxton parish). December 2000. Limited edition of 1000 copies. Here is an online index by Gareth Hicks. Here also is a list of subscribers to a cockfight held in 1703 (p21 of the book)
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Church Records

For full and up-to-date details of their holdings see the sites of Glamorgan Record Office and/or West Glamorgan Archives

Non Conformist Registers Held at the West Glamorgan Archive Service  (WGAS)
Chapel Baptisms Marriages Burials OS Map Ref
Quakers - - 1829-1909, 1911-1927 -
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Description & Travel

Blaenhonddan - on Wikipedia

You can see pictures of Blaenhonddan in the Parish of Cadoxton Juxta Neath which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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

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Historical Geography

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

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SN757004 (Lat/Lon: 51.688554, -3.799582), Blaenhonddan in the Parish of Cadoxton Juxta Neath which are provided by:

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Public Records

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

  • Blaenhonddan Parish Council Minutes  1894-1950