In 1730 the
parish had the following places: Casal
Ladeiras, Cardim, Casal do Moniz, Pinhal Fundeiro, Pinhal Cimeiro,
Abegoaria, Montinho, Nogueirinha, Outeiro das Colheres, Carrascal,
Valada, Boais, Ramalhosa, Portela dos Bezerrins, Farpado, Casal da
Cerejeira, Casal do Fidalgo ou do Gomes, Pederneira, Mosteiro Cimeiro
Mosteiro Fundeiro, Pombas e Machial da Carreira. It would have
then a total of 295 inhabitants.
The Priest Manso de Lima says that in its time the remaining
portions of old architecture still existed in
the houses of the chaplain and in the surround or yards of the
chapel, the foundations of
the convent of Saint Maria that the Order of the Temple would
there - there are some discussions about the place as by Saint Maria
convent, we could understand the one of Seixo in the parish of
Castelo according to Priest Antonio Lourenço
The church was called Nossa Senhora do Olival until the 18th Century.
People were very devoted and noble and Constable D.
Nuno Alvares Pereira
had a particular devotion toward it
leaving there a wax of its size.