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



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


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.


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:
  • The following Llan-giwg Parish Registers are available at the Family History Library

Bishop Transcripts: Christenings, Marriages, Burials and Christenings and Burials 1685-1713; 1725-1834 1837-1866
Llangiwg Marriages  1837-1859

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
Cwmllynfell Chapel (Independent) Births and Baptisms 1760-1835

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


  • Carmel: transcript at West Glamorgan Archives
  • Cwmllynfell (old & new)
  • Gwrhyd: transcript & index published by Glamorgan Family History Society
  • Llan-giwg parish church
  • Saron Chapel (old & new): transcript & index published by Glamorgan Family History Society

Poor Law Union

See also


  • The History of Pontardawe by J.E. Morgan

External links


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