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[[Image:Llan-gwig ParishChurch.jpg|thumb|240px]] '''Llan-giwg''' (also spelled Llangiwg, Llanguick and Llanciwg) is an ecclesiastical parish in the north west portion of Glamorgan in [[Wales]].  
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[[Image:Llan-gwig ParishChurch.jpg|thumb|240px|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]].  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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The parish was divided into the hamlets of Alltgreig, Blaenegel, Caegurwen, and Mawr.
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The parish was divided into the hamlets of Alltgreig, Blaenegel, Caegurwen, and Mawr. The parish of Llan-giwg formed part of the Neath Registrar's District. <br>
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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:  
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The 1841-1911 censuses are available online with indexes and images:  
  
 
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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.

Contents

History


Administration

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


The parish was divided into the hamlets of Alltgreig, Blaenegel, Caegurwen, and Mawr. The parish of Llan-giwg formed part of the Neath Registrar's District.


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 1841-1911 censuses are available online with indexes and images:

Church Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
  • The following Llangiwg parish records are available at the Family History Library

Years
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


Cemeteries

  • Carmel: transcript at West Glamorgan Archives
  • Cwmllynfell (old & new)
  • Gwrhyd: transcript & index published by Glamorgan Family History Society
  • Llan-giwg parish church (publication of transcript and index expected in 2013)
  • Saron Chapel (old & new): transcript & index published by Glamorgan Family History Society

Poor Law Union

See also

Bibliography

  • In the Footsteps of Saints and Sinners: Llangiwg Church past, present and future by D. Gerald O. James
  • The History of Pontardawe by J.E. Morgan

External links