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.
Ewenny - on Wikipedia
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The transcription of the section for Ewenny from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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.
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Some of the hamlets, towns and villages within this parish
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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
Parish map (Kain/Oliver)
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SS916767 (Lat/Lon: 51.47844, -3.563004), Ewenny which are provided by: