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Penllergaer in the Parish of Llangyfelach

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"PENLLERGAER, formerly in Pennard, is now, under Local Government Board Provisional Confirmation Order No. 6, 1918, a hamlet in Llangyfelach. The church of Saint David, at Penllergaer, a chapel annexed to Llangyfelach, is a building of stone in the Early English style, ... : there are 150 sittings. The register dates from the year 1851. ... Penllergaer is the seat of Sir John Talbot Dillwyn-Llewelyn bart. D.L., J.P. who is the principal landowner." [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]



References to the town of Penllergaer at


Church Records

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

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg

Chapel of ease to Llangyfelach, formed into a parish in 1937

The church is dedicated to St. David, is in the Benefice of Penllergaer, and Diocese of Swansea and Brecon. Details of the present incumbent of this benefice can be found at the Church in Wales website. The church can be located at grid reference SS609986.

Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff
Baptisms Marriages Burials Banns Bishops Transcripts
1865-1932 1851-1960 1866-1915 - -

Description and Travel

THE EQUATORIAL OBSERVATORY, PENLLERGAER - on the People's Collection Wales site

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Historical Geography

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


Land and Property

Album containing 64 photographs of still life studies and country scenes on the estate at Penlle'r-gaer, most were taken by John Dillwyn Llewelyn. - on the People's Collection Wales site



Haymaking at Penlle'r-gaer. Welsh title: Cynaeafu gwair ar stad Penlle'r-gaer. Ffotograffydd/Photographer: John Dillwyn Llewelyn (1810-1882) - on the People's Collection Wales site



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

  • Penllergaer School "including log books, 1881-1970; admission registers, 1906-1965."

Social life and Customs

1886/7 Mothers' Meeting at Penllergaer, Gorseinon - on the People's Collection Wales site