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It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. Of lead there Digitized by Google 14 PAROCHIAL HIw STORY OP TREGYNON. Being asked by James IL to embrace his service, he made answer : ** That he had now, thank God, a King upon whose word he could depend, but never would on his, without Digitized by Google PABOCHIAL HISTORY OF TREOYNON. He sold in 1680 most of the estates, especially in Monaghan, which have passed throuj D;h the families of Cairnes, Murray, Cuiininghame, and now belong to Lord Rossrooi-e, and are known as the liossraore estates. Cadwallader, seventh lord Blayney, He sold further portions of the estate to the Uptons, Vis- counts Terapleton. Although he was a strong Royalist, he seems to have escaped forfeiture of his estates, or even compounding for them : owing, perhaps, to the good offices of one Owen Andrews. The next day, however, a determined search was made by all the adult population, and they suc- ceeded in finding his body buried in the snow.
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Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. The best known of these is the Holy Well and the Bonkin, where a beautifully pure water issues from the side of the hill, in never- failing quantity. Of cereals the chief productions are oats, wheat, and barley. AH three excused as noe delinquents by your kindnesse and favour and the Sub-Committee in ye Country.— Owen Andbewks/' Note at the foot dated 29 Aug., 1652. Andrewes exhibits this, and will, as he alledges, make it good." The late Mr. of Montgomery, are sequestrated for the delinquency of John Blayney^ Esq., that as these (and other premises in other Coun- ties named in the Petition) are the petitioners right, that the sequestration be discharged." There is no date, but there is a pencil entry on the left margin, "7 Ap T 47", and on folio 11, *' An order for the dis- charge of the sequestration dated 8 Sep. " There are no papers relating to the delinquency of John Blayney above among the Records ; but as the numbers from 5508 to 7120 are totally destroyed by damp (see vol. 351), it may be that his papers were amongst them." John Blayney was entered as a Barrister of the Inner Temple as *' John Blayney of Tregynon, 1609," and was also Chief Steward for Sir Percy Herbert over his Lordships of Kerry, Kedewen, Halcester and Montgomery. Two men went from Llanidloes to the well on behalf Digitized by Google Mo NTGOMKKYSHIRK FOLK-LORK. It was a long walk to undertake, and proves that the people far and wide had great confi- dence in the efficacy of the water.
Usage guidelines Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. 91 3 7 Llwynmelyn 112 1 24 Lower Fachwen 82 2 25 Lower Wem, part of . The first forms the greatest bulk, wheat having, as elsewhere, fallen greatly in the quantity grown, owing to recent low prices, but twenty years back a much larger area was sown. On the open sheep-walks of Tregynon Hill can still be seen the ridges thrown up by the plough : whether these are what are known as ** Gryniau'r Gwyddelod" (Ridges of the Gaels), thrown up during the cultivation of this out-of-the-way district, for the growth of small patches of corn by the ancient Gaels or Irish, it is hard to say. His only child, Joyce, married Sir Arthur Blayney, Digitized by Google 106 PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF TRKGYNw [«r^.], for Blfcddyn ap Maenarch ; or perhaps, as said in an old letter in the possession of Lord Sudeley : ** A Saxon coat of Arms." No name given. [Sa.] A chevron between 3 fleurs-de-lys [ar^f.], for Collwyu ap Tango, Lord of Evionedd, founder of one of the Royal tribes, 1050. [Or.] A lion rampant [gu.], crowned [or.], for Cynfyn, founder of one of the Royal Tribes; or perhaps for Howell ap Jerva, Lord of Arwstli. [Vert.] 3 eagles displayed in fess [or], for Owen Gwynedd, Prince of North Wales. These men had reached the neighbourhood of Llan- elian, but did not know where the well was nor how to reach it, so they accosted a man they met on the road and asked him where it was.
Public domain books belong to the public and we are merely their custodians. 10 3 22 Neuadd l^yd 328 2 30 Nursery 4 36 New House . No living person has ever heard of corn being grown in their lifetime on these exposed hills. Potatoes are not grown for sale, and mangels but very little. They told him why they had come, and where they came from, and the object of their visit.
Copyright infringement liability can be quite severe. This name frequently occurs in places not at present distinguished by stone crosses. With such patrons we cannot be surprised at the ponies of this district still keeping up their good name. Possibly the men on this occasion were put off their guard, because the person they had met had advised them to go home again without consulting Jack, as the whole thing was a sham. There is one small particular in the above narrative which differs from Jack's defence when on his trial. It was considered unlucky to place children who had not been baptized in cradles.
About Google Book Search Google's mission is to organize the world's information and to make it universally accessible and useful. The parish of Tregynon takes its name from Cynon, an early British saint of the middle of the sixth century, who, with Tydecho, Trinio, and others, accompanied St. It is probable that these missionaries came over the sea for safety from the war- like Franks under Clovis, who had dispossessed them of their lands ; for Cadfan and his friends were men of high estate. Cynon, or Cynan,^ was a Welsh saint who flourished in the sixth century. The lesser animals are hardly worth mentioning, but yet one cannot avoid mentioning here once more the name of Arthur Blayney, who, if history errs not, was a great collector of ducks and chickens ; as Yorke tells us the pond in his farmyard was crowded with his feathered friends ; but he had one peculiarity, in that he insisted upon all his tenants keeping white fowls, and rated them soundly if they did not carry out his wishes. Oak, ash, 1 ** In the third district of Wales, called Powys, there are most excel- lent studs put apart for breeding, and deriving their origin from some fine Spanish horses, which Robert de Belesme, Earl of Shrewsbury, brought into this country : on which account the horses sent from hence are remarkable for their majestic proportions and astonishing fleetness." — Giraldus Cambrensis, Itinerary^ Bohn, 464. Jack said in self defence that he never charged anyone for his services, but in this case he demanded five pounds, and perhaps when before the magistrates his memory conveniently failed him. After they had under- gone the rite they might be left alone in their cradles, but not before.
Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. Digitized by Google thf: PUBLIC LIBRARY ASTOR, LE^'OX AN» TILDEN ^ A- '^Mt O«i m-: Digitized by Google L THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY A«TOR, LENOX ANO TILDEN FOUNBATIOMi L PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF TREGYNON. His cross, or oi'atory, was erected at Croes Cynon, his hermitage scooped in the rock named Craig Cynon, and his beverage was composed of the water of Nant Cynon.' *' All these three are in this parish, and commemorate, if not the personal residence of this saint, at least the profound esteem in which he was holden by its ancient inhabitants. Digitized by Google 2 PAROCHIAL HISTORY OP TREOYNON. Digitized by Google 16 PAROCHIAL HISTORY OP TREGYNON. Lease of Cefntwlch, Sarah Rogers to Richard Tanner, (Jeorge Syer, Churchwardens ; Caleb Tanner and Francis Stephens, Overseers of the Poor of Tregynon. paid to her by the Churchwardens and Overseers, and an obligation of £20 to provide her with food and clothing and maintenance, grants to the Churchwardens and Overseers of Tregynon for ever — The House, Garden, Barn, and one Close of arable land, containing about 1 acre, known as Ty Digitized by Google 32 PAROCHIAL HISTORY OF TREGYNON. They were nursed on their mother's lap before this event.
You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http : //books . com/ iized by Google Digitized by Google Digitized by Google Digitized by Google COLLECTIONS HISTORICAL & ARCHAEOLOGICAL RELATINi J TO MOXTri OMERYSHIRE AND ITS BORDERS. "There are two streams named Cynon in Cardiganshire, one ^ IHiis is evidently a mistake, as Cynan is a different j)erson.- VOL. which flows into the Vyrnwy, in the parish of Llanwyddyn,^ and another in Glamorganshire, which receives the Dar at Aberdare." The name of Cynon also occurs in two farms on the first-named stream, namely, Cynon Ucha and Cynon issaf. wych elm, sycamore, larch, spruce, Scotch 6r, and silver fir flourishing — mention has already been made of some of these specimen trees. Sarah Rogers in Aberhaley, " to the use and behoofe of the Poor." Signed Sarah Roobrs. Banns of Mannage, It is the rule to publish the banns on three successive Sundays. I was told by a farmer 8 wife that there had been a bed placed north and south, so as to get the head towards the poles.
Nevertheless, this work is expensive, so in order to keep providing this resource, we have taken steps to prevent abuse by commercial parties, including placing technical restrictions on automated querying. 117 1 3 Pantraawr, part of 26 27 Penllan-lleucu, part of 3 4 Pontyperchill, part of 14 2 14 Portmans 22 3 19 Pyllan 99 3 24 Rectory 3 2 39 Red House . 203 2 9 Rock House, part of 3 29 Saw Mill and Cottage, etc., etc. G 1 15 Sheep Walks (not included in farms) 226 2 14 Small holdings 28 2 10 Smith's land, near Bwllchyffrydd 25 Temperance Hotel 4 24 Tygwealt, part of 102 19 Tyn-y-banadl 94 3 6 Tyn-y-bryn . In the account of the late Arthur Blayney a curious entry is found bearing on the cultivation of the turnip, which about this time was becoming a field crop. George Chune bill for Hurdles from Dunnant Manafon, bo* with a view to give to the Tenants to encourage the culture of Turnips £30." This was one of the last acts of kindness and shrewd forethought of that noble old man, whose end came so soon in the following October, leaving others to reap the benefit of his liberality. He informed them that the well was close by, but he advised them to return home at once : that there was nothing in the well, that it was altogether a terrible sham, and a shame that the people were so superstitious.