There are many references to this area in the 15 million Welsh and English language articles from Welsh newspapers transcribed by the NLW and viewable on Welsh Newspapers Online
Below are English language articles that have been re-transcribed and extracted randomly to illustrate what is available, there are many that are not extracted here that include names of local people
- From the Evening Express (Extra Special Edition) 9th September 1901
ENTERTAINMENT AT ST. BRIDES-SUPER-ELY. An interesting event took place last week in connection with Ebenezer Welsh Congregational Church, St. Bride's-super-Ely. The forebears of Mr. Henry Radcliffe, the well- known Cardiff shipowner, attended the little church, and to mark his friendly feeling and his sentiments of "Auid Lang Syne," Mr. Radcliffe invited the members and friends to a substantial tea treat, to which some 140 did ample justice. In the evening a most pleasant re-union was held. when the Peterston Glee Party and others added to the harmony, and Mr. Radcliffe made a pleasant speech, concluding with the promise of a similar treat next year. On the motion of the esteemed pastor, Mr. Harry Henry, a cordial vote of thanks was accorded the kind donor of the treat. Some time ago his brother, Mr. Charles Radcliffe. presented the chapel with an American organ.
- From the Barry Dock News 5th June 1891
ST. BRIDE'S-SUPER-ELY. SUNDAY SCHOOL TREAT.-On Wednesday week last the members of the Sunday School of the Welsh Chapel at St. Brids's-super-Ely. were entertained to a splendid tea treat, amongst those present to provide for the wants of the guests being Mr R. Thomas and Mrs Thomas, Mr and Mrs Radcliffe, Mr and Mrs Evans, Miss Thomas, Miss Evans, Miss Richards, &c. In the evening a lecture was delivered at the chapel by the Rev J. Davies, Taihirion, on the subject of "The late Rev John Evans, Maendy. ......(part extract).....
- From the South Wales Daily News 11th April 1881
ST. BRIDE'S-SUPER-ELY. On Saturday, Mr E. B. Reece, district coroner, held an inquiry into the cause of the death of John Tobin, a resident at the above place. Deceased, while walking through the village on Thursday, suddenly fell down dead. After hearing the evidence of Mr Hardyman, surgeon, Cardiff, who attributed the death to heart disease, the jury re- turned a verdict to that effect.