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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.

History[edit | edit source]

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

Administration[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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

Nonconformist Church Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Poor Law Union[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • The History of Pontardawe by J.E. Morgan

External links[edit | edit source]