Wales Hundred Jurisdictions (National Institute)

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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course English - Understanding Names in Genealogy  by Dr. Penelope Christensen. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

Welsh Hundreds[edit | edit source]

Anglesey Hundreds
Llifon, Malltraeth, Menai, Talybolion, Twrcelyn, Tyndaethwy

Breconshire Hundreds
Builth, Crickhowell, Defynnog, Merthyr, Penkelly, Talgarth

Caernarfonshire Hundreds
Cafflogion, Creuddyn, Cymydmaen, Dinllaen, Eifionydd, Isaf, Isgwyrfai, Nant Conwy, Uchaf, Uwchgwyrfai

Cardiganshire Hundreds
Genau’r Glyn, Ilar Lower, Ilar Upper, Moyddin, Pennarth, Troedyraur

Carmarthenshire Hundreds
Caio, Carnwallon, Cathinog, Derllys, Elvet, Iscennin, Kidwelly, Perfedd

Denbighshire Hundreds
Chirk, Iâl, Isaled, Isdulas, Maelor Bromfield, Rhuthun

Fintshire Hundreds
Coleshill, Maelor, Mold, Prestatyn, Rhuddlan

Glamorgan Hundreds
Caerphilly, Cowbridge, Dinas Powis, Gower, Kibbor, Llangyfelach, Miskin, Neath, Newcastle, Ogmore, Swansea

Merionethshire Hundreds
Ardudwy, Edeyrnion, Estimaner, Penllyn, Talpont and Mawddwy

Monmouthshire Hundreds
Abergavenny, Caldicott, Raglan and Trelleck, Skenfrith, Usk, Wentloog

Montgomeryshire Hundreds
Caereinion, Cyfeiliog, Kerry and Montgomery, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes, Newtown, Ystrad Marchell

Pembrokeshire Hundreds
Castlemartin, Cemais, Cligerran, Dewisland, Dungleddy, Narberth, Rhos

Radnorshire Hundreds
Cefnllys, Colwyn, Knighton, Painscastle, Radnor, Rhaeadr


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