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The City Parish of St John the Baptist stands at the heart of Cardiff City Centre. The church which dates from the 12th Century is one of Cardiff's oldest remaining mediaeval buildings. We are next to the Covered Market and almost opposite Cardiff...more
This church is located in the middle of the city center. There is a small graveyard on the outside within some gardens. We stopped inside to view the church which I believe has its history from the late 1100s. Visitors are welcome inside to view...More
This is a lovely church in the centre of Cardiff. I have gone in there many times, just to sit and look at the stained glass windows or pray when we need to, You can hear a little noise outside, but the walls do take...More
Cardiff has 2 structures dating to medieval times. Everyone knows about Cardiff Castle -- St, John the Baptist Church is the other.
The current structure dates to the 1460s but the church's roots go back to 1180. It is a very beautiful building (especially the...More
We spotted this much renovated church whilst having pizza opposite and couldn't resist a sneaky peak. It's clearly a much loved venue and it's always wonderful to enter a church and feel the vibrancy of the community that gather there: it felt like there was...More
Much of the stained glass on the left side is done in tribute to soldiers lost in the WW1, and some in WW2 and later. Wide variety of styles, which was interesting. I happened into the space at 5:45pm on a Sunday, and was invited...More
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We've had a hunt in our records, through the whole period 1822-1828, with no success. Our secretary checked on an ancestry website and found a Trehearn Watkins marrying a Catherine Bassett on 18th March 1822 in St. James... More
We've had a hunt in our records, through the whole period 1822-1828, with no success. Our secretary checked on an ancestry website and found a Trehearn Watkins marrying a Catherine Bassett on 18th March 1822 in St. James parish, Bristol. Film no: 1596541. As the groom's name is so unusual, and bride's name is correct, we wonder if that might be them?