Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FLEMINGSTON, or Flimstone

FLEMINGSTON, or Flimstone, a parish in Bridgend district, Glamorgan; near the coast, 3 miles SSE of Cowbridge r. station, and 9¼ SSW of Llantrissant. Post town, Cowbridge. Acres, 672. Real property, £1, 003. Pop., 63. Houses, 10. The property is all in one estate. The manor belonged to John Fleming, one of the twelve knights who came in with Robert Fitz Hamon, in the time of William Rufus. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £196. Patron, the Earl of Dunraven. The church is good. Edward Williams, the poet, was a native.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Flemingston CP/AP       Bridgend and Cowbridge RegD/PLU       Glamorgan AncC
Place: Flemingston

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