The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-
- Parish Church of St. Michael
"From Llandaff, our crusaders proceeded towards the Cistercian monastery of Margam, passing on their journey near the little cell of Benedictines at Ewenith, or Ewenny. This religious house was founded by Maurice de Londres towards the middle of the twelfth century. It is situated in a marshy plain near the banks of the little river Ewenny. "
The Itinerary Through Wales and The Description of Wales by Giraldus Cambrensis (1188), The text is that of Sir Richard Colt Hoare who published an English translation in 1806, chiefly from the texts of Camden and Wharton . This extract is from the foot-notes in the Everyman's Library edition, (ed. Ernest Rhys) 1908.
Places, villages, farms etc within Ewenny 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)
- Ewenny (112); Brocastle; Chapel; Corntown (village); Corntown Fm.; Ewenny (village); Ewenny Down; Ewenny Moor; Ewenny Park; Ewenny Priory; Lampha Court; Longland; New Bridge; Potteries; Tair Croes Down; Vicarage; Wallas-fach; Wallas Fm.; Watertown Moor.
See Description of parish from;
- A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (1833) by Samuel Lewis
- A Topographical Dictionary of The Dominion of Wales by Nicholas Carlisle, London, 1811.
Ewenny - on Wikipedia
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Some of the hamlets, towns and villages within this parish
You can see the
administrative areas in which Ewenny 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
Plan of the parish of Ewenny in the County of Glamorgan - on the People's Collection Wales site
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS916767 (Lat/Lon: 51.47844, -3.563004), Ewenny which are provided by: