"KÎLGWYN (CÎL-GWYN) a chapelry in the parish of NEVERN, hundred of KEMMES, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 2 1/2miles (S.S.E.) from Newport. The population is returned with the parish. The chapel is dedicated to St. Mary. It is situated at the foot and near the south-eastern declivity of Carn Ingli mountain and common, on the former of which are some ancient carneddau." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833).]
The 1851 census for this parish has been indexed by Dyfed Family History Society.
Some church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. The names are those of the informants
Parish entry for Nevern with Cilgwyn and Bayvil from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).
Parish registers: Christenings (1775-1811), Marriages (1754-1811, 1934-68) Banns (1823-1902), Burials (1775-1811) at NLW
Mf copies of Christenings and Burials (1775-1811) and Marriages (1759-82) at Pem.RO
BTs: see Nevern
Nonconformist chapels; see Nevern parish
The transcription of the section for Cilgwyn from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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Details of extant records on Archives Network Wales for the following;
- Cilgwyn Estate records 1509-1968 - on the Archives and Manuscripts NLW site
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