Welsh St Donats
"DONATT'S (WELSH ST.), a parish in the hundred of COWBRIDGE, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 2 miles (E. N. E.) from Cowbridge, containing 304 inhabitants. This place was formerly annexed to the parish of Llanblethian, from which it has been separated, and is now a parish of itself. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Llanblethian, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Llandaf. The church possesses no claim to architectural notice. Miss Leysons, about the year 1774, bequeathed a rentcharge of £5 for distribution among the poor of this parish. Caercady, the property of John Thomas Jones, Esq. R. N., is a genteel mansion, built by the late Colonel Jenkins, one of the auditors of the public accounts, from whom it came by marriage to its present proprietor. The average annual expenditure for the snpport of the poor is £ 127." ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833)
Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.
- Thomas Waite, blacksmith
1914-27: account book
[Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB - Reference: 2520]
The Glamorgan Family History Society have produced a set of microfiche containing Monumental Inscriptions for the following burial grounds :-
- Parish Church of St. Donat
Glamorgan Chapels Database - no non-conformist chapels found in this parish
See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
The church is dedicated to St. Donat, and is in the Benefice of Pendoylan with Welsh St. Donats. 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 ST028763.
|Anglican Parish Registers Held at the Glamorgan Record Office, Cardiff|
|1726-1736, 1758-1981||1726-1747, 1757-1970||1726-1982||1824-1982||1724-1751, 1753, 1755-1769, 1771-1789, 1791-1802, 1804-1837|
Transcription of the Roll of Honour at Cowbridge Chuch for 1914-1918 war.
The following Religious Institutions are covered in the Mormon International Genealogical Index (IGI) :-
- Welsh St. Donats, St. Donat - Christenings (BT's), 1813-1873
The transcription of the section for Welsh St Donats from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Welsh St Donats to another place.
You can see the administrative areas in which Welsh St Donats has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST032769 (Lat/Lon: 51.482952, -3.395419), Welsh St Donats which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- OpenStreetMap Cymru (Welsh counties only)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
Places, villages, farms etc within Welsh St Donats as shown on the online parish map from the CD of Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.). (Extracted by Glenys Travis)
- Welsh St Donats  - Bryn-y-ddafad, Bwlch Gwyn, Cae pant, Caeready, Castell Coch AM, Cattwg-glas, Coed Mynydd Coch, Cwrt-Newydd, Efald-wen, Great Ho, Llwyn du, Maendy-newydd, Maes-hwyaid, Morfa Fawnog, Morfa Ystradowen, Mynydd y Glew, Nant Bytryn, Pen-ffordd-fawr, Pen-y-lan, Prisk, Pwll-y-daren, Pysgodlyn Mawr (Pendoylan), Tair Onen, Ty isaf, Warren Fm, Welsh St Donats, Wern-fach, Wern-fawr, Ysgubor goch.
The Population of Welsh St Donats was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
|1841 - 275||1851 - 291||1861 - 275||1871 - 200||1881 - 215||1891 - 188|
Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Welsh St Donats Civil Parish records " ......... comprising tithe plan and apportionment, 1841; assistant overseers rate books, 1918-1926; assistant overseers receipt and payment book, 1911-1927; minutes book of parish meetings, 1904-1953; minutes book of parish council and community council meetings, 1953-1974; rate precepts book, 1947-1974; receipt and payment account book, 1923-1953; receipt and payment book, 1954-1974; correspondence, 1950"