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HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE AND ITS FAMILIES.

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BY THOMAS NICHOLAS, M.A., Ph.D, F.G.S.,

LONDON:LONGMANS, GREEN CO., PATERNOSTER ROW, 1874

Indexed by Curtis Evans Feb 2000

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CONTENTS.

SECTION I;

  • GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 1

SECTION II

  • GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 21

SECTION III

  • HISTORY F GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 24
    • 1. ROMAN PERIOD
    • 2. SAXON PERIOD
    • 3. NORMAN PERIOD

SECTION IV.

  • ANTIQUITIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 48

SECTION V.

  • INDUSTRY AND CONDITION OF SOCIETY IN GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 86

SECTION VI.

OLD AND EXTINCT FAMILIES OF GLAMORGANSHIRE - page 92

  • I. FAMILIES OF NORMAN DESCENT
    • Robert Fitzhamon, Robert of Gloucester, De Clares, Despensers, Beauchamps, Nevilles, De Breos, De Granville, De Londres, De Turberville, De Berkrolles, De Humfreville, St. John, Stradling, Fleming, St. Qintin, De Syward, Le Sore, De Sully, Gamage, Butler, Carne, Mansel, Herbert, Bassett, De Cantelupe, Scurlage, Button, Voss, Raglan, De Cardiff, De Rayle, Marcross, Norris, Jeol, Bonville, Bennet, Dawkin, Malefant
  • 2 FAMILIES OF BRITISH DESCENT
    • Cradock, Lougher, Mathew, Johnys, Seys, Van, Thomas, Gibbon, Popkin, Price, Evans, Jenkins Meyrick, Pritchard, Powell, Cromwell family

SECTION VII.

  • THE MANORS OF GLAMORGAN IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - page 133

SECTION VIII.

  • SHERIFFS AND UNDERSHERIFFS OF GLAMORGAN. A.D. 1541-1872 - page 139

SECTION IX.

  • PARLIMENTARY ANNALS OF GLAMORGAN FROM AD. 1542 - page 146

SECTION X.

  • THE LORDS LIEUTENANT OF GLAMORGAN, A.D. 1660-1872 - page 154

SECTION XI.

  • BISHOPS OF LLANDAFF FROM THE CONQUEST TO 1872 - page 154

SECTION XII.

  • THE MAGISTRACY OF THE COUNTY AND BOROUGHS OF GLAMORGAN, 1872 - page 156

SECTION XIII.

  • PORTREEVES AND MAYORS OF SWANSEA, A.D. 1600-1872 - page 158

THE COUNTY FAMILIES OF GLAMORGAN - page 161

  • (these are specific members of the landed gentry and the details include: issue, arms, heirs, and lineage)
    • Bute, Basset, Bath, Beaufort, Bevan, Biddulph, Blosse, Booker, Brogden, Bruce, Carne, Clark, Corbett, Crawshay, Davies, Davis, Dillwyn, Dunraven, Fisher, Fothergill, Fowler, Francis, Franklen, Grenfell, Griffith, Griffiths, Gwyn, Hill, Homfray, Jeffreys, Jenkin, Jenkins, Jones, Knight, Lee, Lewis, Llandaff, Llewelyn, Lloyd, Morgan, Morris, Nicholl, Pearson, Penrice, Prichard, Pryce, Richards, Richardson, Romilly, Rous, Salmon, Smith, Squire, Sterry, Stuart, Talbot, Thomas, Traherne, Tredegar, Tuberville, Tyler, Tynte, Vivian, Walter, Williams, Wood

ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS - page 191

Families

Surname,Location,page

Basset,of Beaupre,7; 70; 162Basset,of Bonvilston,162
Bath,of Ffynone House,163Beauchamps, Lords of Glamorgan,96
Berkrolles,of St. Athan's,100Bevan,of Fosbury,163
Biddulph,of Swansea,164Bishops list,of Llandaff,154
Blosse,of Newcastle House,164Booker,of Velindre,165
Bonville,of Bonvilston,115Brogden,of Coytrehen,165
Brogden,of Tondu,165Bruce,of Dyffryn,165
Bute; Marquess of,of Cardiff Castle,161Butler,of Dunraven,111
Caradoc,of Llancarvan,5; 71Carne,of Nash and Ewenny,112
Carne; Nicholl,of St. Donat's,166Clark,of Dowlais House,67
Corbett,of Cogan Pill,167Cradock,of Cheriton,118
Cradock,of Long Ash,128Cradock,of Swansea,117
Crawshay,of Cyfarthfa Castle,167Cromwell family,---,131
Davis,of Maesyffynon,168Davies,of Gwaelod-y-garth,167
Dawkin,of Kilvrough,116De Breos family,---,98
De Cardiff,of Cardiff,114De Clares,Lords of Glamorgan,94
De Granvilles,---,99De Londres,---,99
Despencer family,---,77; 80; 95Dillwyn,of Hendrefoilan,168
Dunraven,of Dunraven,8; 168Evans,of Gnoll,127
Fisher,of Llwyn-derw,169Le Fleming,of Flemingston,105
Fleming,of St. George &c.,105Florence,of Worcester,35
Fothergill,of Abernant House,169Fowler,of Gnoll,169
Francis,of Cae-Bailey,170Franklen,of Clemenston,170
Gamage,of Coity Castle &c.,64; 108-111Gibbon,of Trecastle,125
De Granvil,of Neath,57Grenfell,of Maesteg House,170
Griffith,of Merthyr,171Griffiths,of Neath,171
Gwyn,of Dyffryn,171Herberts, Lords of Glamorgan,98
Hill,of Fookwood,172Homfray,of Penlline Castle,172
Humfreville,of Penmark,100Jenkins,of Hensol,6; 128
Jenkins,of Walterston,173Jones,of Fonmon Castle,173
Kings of Glamorgan after Morgan Hen,---,29Kings of Glamorgan, residenceof,29
Knight,of Nottage Court,175Knight,of Newton Nottage,65
Knight,of Tythegston Court,174Lee,of Rheola,145
Le Sore,of St. Fagan's,107Lewis,of Greenmeadow,175
Llewellyn,of Baglan Hall,177Llewellyn,of Court Colman,177
Llewellyn,of Penlle'rgaer,177Llewelyn,of Ynysygerwn,177
Lloyd,of Cilybebyll,177Lords,of Glamorgan,43; 93-98
Lougher,of Tythegston,19Mackworth,of Gnoll,127
Malefant,of St. George's,116Mansels,of Penrice Margam &c.,51; 59-62
Mansel-Talbot,of Penrice Castle,20; 52; 183Mathew,of Llandaff &c.,120-121
Morgan,of Ruperra Castle,178Morgan,of St. Helen's,178
Morris,of Sketty Park,179Mortimer,of Gene'r-glyn,38
Nevilles, Lordsof Glamorgan,97Norris,of Penlline,115
Penrhys Family,---,52Penrice,of Kilvrough,180
Popkin,of Ynystawe,126Powell,of Llanharan &c.,130
Price,of Gellihir,131Price,of Penlle'rgaer,126
Prichard,of Crofta House,180Pryce,of Dyffryn,180
Raglan,of Camllwyd,114De Rayle,of Wrinston,115
Richards,of Brooklands,181Richardson,of Glanrafon,101
Richardson,of Pant-y-Gwydir,181Robert of Gloucester, Lordof Glamorgan,93
Rous,of Courtyrala,182Rufus not the conqueror,of Glamorgan,32
Salmon,of Penlline Court,182Seys,of Boverton,123
Smith,of Gwernllwynwith,182Squire,of Swansea,183
St. John,of Fonmon Castle,100St. Quintin,of Llanblethian,106
Stradlings,of St. Donat's,101Syward,of Talyfan,107
Talbot,of Hensol,6Mansel-Talbot,of Margam Park,183
Thomas,of Court House,184Thomas,of Danygraig,29
Thomas,of Llanbradach,128Thomas,of Llanfihangel,125
Thomas,of Pwllywrach,184Thomas,of Tregroes,184
Thomas,of Wenvoe Caetle,129Traherne; Mrs.,of St. Hilary,185
Traherne,of St. Hilary,185Turbervill,of Ewenny Abbey,186
Tyler,of Cottrell,5; 186Tyler,of Llantrithyd,186
Tynte,of Keven Mably,187Van,of Macross,124
Vivian,of Clyne Castle,188Vivian,of Glanafon,187
Vivian,of Park Wern,188Walter,of Ffynone,188
Williams,of Aberpergwm,189Williams,of Dyffryn Efrwd,189
Williams,of Llandaff,190Williams,of Miskin Manor,189
Wood,of Stouthall,190 

Sundry

Flemish people (supposed),of Gower,47Norman families in Glam.,their total extinction,9
The twelve Lordships,of Glamorgan,37Marchers Lords ,in S. Wales,34; 35

Individuals

Name,Feature,page

"King Alfred, Protector of Wales",---,27Duke of Beaufort's,Progress to Margam,60; 61
Caractacus,---,25; 66 
Clark; G.T.; Esq.,---,101; 103Dafydd ap Gwilym,---,80
Dodridge; Sir John,on the Marches of Wales,35; 38Dunawd (Saint Donatus),---,7; 66
Dyfrig (Dubricius),---,72Earls of Glamorgan,---,43; 93-98
Edwards,'the bridge-builder',14Einion ap Cadivor ap Collwyn,---,7; 32; 37
Elystan Gloddudd,---,137Fitzhamon; Robert,conqueror of Glamorgan,30-36; 39; 93
"Fitzhamon's "" twelve knights""",---,36Fowler; J. C.; Esq.,on crime in Glamorgan,90
Foxwist; William,---,147; 152Francis; Col. G. Grant; F.S.A.,---,19; 57; 87
Gerstenhofer the chemist,---,89Giraldus Cambrensis,---,30; 31; 36; 43; 73
Bishop Gower,of St. David's,55Gwrgant,King of Glamorgan,29
Hall; Benjamin; Esq.,of Hensol,13Dr. Hall,of Hensol,6
Iestyn ap Gwrgant,---,30St. Illtyd,---,7; 69
Iolo Morganwg,---,25; 69Iolo,manuscript,64
Ithel Ddu,King of Glamorgan,29Ivor Bach,---,43; 74; 82
Johnys; Sir Hugh,---,121Jones; Col. Philip,---,131; 148; 174
Lewis Glyn Cothi,---,58Lewis Morganwg,---,56
Llandaff,Bishops of,154Bishop Oliphant,of Llandaff ,155; 176
Llewelyn Bren,---,77; 105Lukis's researches,---,49
Malkin,---,53Mellrig,King of Glamorgan,72
Meyrick; Rees,his Morganiae Archeogr.,81; 130Morgan Hen,---,28
"Morgan "" Mwynfawr""",---,27; 29Murchison; Sir Roderick,---,22
Neville; Richard,---,97St. Nicholas; cromlech of,---,71
Phillipps; Sir Thomas,---,76Perkin Warbeck,---,117
Rhys ap Tewdwr and Glamorgan,---,30-32Rhys; Dr. John David,---,81
Robert Curthose,his imprisordnent,83Samson; Archbishop,of Dol,69
Teilo and Dewi,---,28"Warwick the "" king-maker""",---,97
Westwood,"on the "" Ogham "" alphabet",62William Rufus ,Conquest of Glamorgan,32-36
William the Conqueror at St. David s,---,33 

Locations

Aberpergwm,---,17; 189Beaupre Castle,---,70
Cardiff Castle,---,3-5; 81-85Cardiff; town; docks; population,---,3
Cardiff Priories,---,85Castell Coch,---,74
Coity Castle,---,62Cyfarthfa Castle,---,16
Dunraven Castle,---,8; 29; 66Eaglesbush,---,17
Essyllwg,Essyllwyr (Essyllt),25Ewenny Abbey,---,8; 65
Glewysig,---,27Gower,lordship of,45
Gower,Flemish settlers in,47Havren,legend of,25
Hensol Castle,---,6Hirwaun Wrgan,---,29
Isca Silurum,---,25; 29Llanblethian Castle,---,7
Llancarfan monastery,---,71Llandaff Cathedral,---,9-13; 72
Llandaff; See of,---,72Llandough Castle,---,7
Llantrisant Castle,---,69Llantwit Major,---,7; 67
Llantwit,ancient college of,68Llantwit,proposed modern college at,68
Loughor Castle,---,55Manors of Glamorgan,---,133
Margam Abbey,---,59Miskin Manor,---,6
Morlais Castle,---,81Neath Abbey,---,55
Neath Castle,---,57Vale of Neath,---,16
Ogmore Castle,---,64Oxwich Castle,---,53
Oystermouth Castle,---,54Pantygwydir,---,18
Pennard Castle,---,53Penrhys monastery,---,80
Penrose Castle,---,51Penlline Castle,---,7; 70
Priories of Cardiff,---,85Radir,old mansion of,13; 27; 29
Scurlage Castle,---,55Senghennydd (Caerphilly),---,37; 69; 75-81
St. Donat's Castle,---,7; 66Swansea Castle,---,54
Swansea,mayors and portreeves of,158Swansea,Cromwell's charter to,160
Vale of Taff,---,9; 13Tir y Brenhin,---,65
Tythegstone Court,---,9Valley of Aberdare,---,15

 

History and Antiquities of Glamorganshire and its Families [Last Updated : 19 Sept 2002 - Gareth Hicks]