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== What Do You Want to Find?  ==
 
== What Do You Want to Find?  ==

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Wales Gotoarrow.png Glamorgan Gotoarrow.png Llan-giwg

Llan-gwig ParishChurch.jpg
Llan-giwg (also spelled Llangiwg, Llanguick and Llanciwg) is an ecclesiastical parish in the north west portion of Glamorgan in Wales.

Contents

History

The parish was divided into the hamlets of Alltgreig, Blaenegel, Caegurwen, and Mawr.

Administration

Years County
pre 1536
1536 - 31 March 1974 Glamorgan
1 April 1974 - 31 March 1996
from 1 April 1996


What Do You Want to Find?

To start your search, decide when your ancestor lived. If he or she lived between 1837-1911, start by searching civil registration and census records. If they lived before 1837, use church records and probate records. Read more about these records below.

Resources

Census Records

The parish of Llan-giwg formed part of the Neath Registrar's District. The 1841-1891 censuses are available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and they are indexed on the following web sites:

Church Records

  • The following Llan-giwg Parish Registers have been deposited at the ______ Records Office in :
Baptisms
Marriages:
Burials

The Glamorgan Family History Society have published many of the parish registers.

Nonconformist Church Records

The following chapel records from Llan-giwg parish are available on the IGI:

Chapel Years Batch
Pant teg 1822-1837 C10295-1


The following chapel records have been deposited at an archive:

Chapel Years Record location
Pant teg Christenings 1822-1837 TNA RG4 3495

FHL 813540

Civil Records

Births, marriages and deaths in Llan-giwg will be recorded in the GRO indexes as:

Years Sub-district District Volumes
1 Jul 1837 - 1974

Cemeteries

  • Saron Chapel (old & new)
  • Cwmllynfell (old & new)
  • Llan-giwg parish church

Poor Law Union

See also

Bibliography

  • The History of Pontardawe by J.E. Morgan

External links