Southerndown in the Parish of St Brides Major
"SOUTHERNDOWN is a small seaside watering place, on the Bristol Channel, in this parish, 5 miles south from Bridgend, and 2½ from Southerndown Road station on the Great Western railway. There is a Church of England mission room, and an 18-hole golf course on Ogden Down. The Dunraven Hotel is now the “Rest,’ Southerndown, in connection with the “Rest,’ Porthcawl; it has 60 beds for women and children." [From Kelly's South Wales Directory 1923 (ArchiveCDBooks) - transcribed by Gareth Hicks]
An index to the book St. Brides Major, Southerndown & Ogmore by Sea, A chronicle of a parish in the Vale of Glamorgan, by Stanley W. Bevan , has been provided by Pat Grimes
The church is dedicated to All Saints, is in the Benefice of Ewenny with St. Brides Major, and Diocese of Llandaff. 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 SS883739.
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Various landscapes - on the People's Collection Wales site
Transcript of name listing for Bridgend and district, from Slaters Directory for 1880.
The transcription of the section for Southerdown from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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