The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"LLAN-MAES, a parish in the hundred of Cowbridge, county Glamorgan, 3 miles S.W. of Cowbridge, its post town, and 7 S.E. of Bridgend. It is situated in a very healthy spot near the S. coast. There are remains of a castle, which anciently belonged to the Melifont family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £294. The church is dedicated to St. Cadocus. In the parish register are entries of the deaths of Joan and Elizabeth Yorath-the former died in 1621 at the age of 180, and the latter in 1668 at the age of 177. The charities produce about £1 per annum."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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