Cruzeiro of the Cemetery thought to be the origin of the sigla poveira known as Padrão
|Civil parish(es)||Póvoa de Varzim (parish)|
|Neighbourhoods of Póvoa de Varzim|
The most ancient reference to Moninhas appears in 1586, as Agra de Moninhas of Giesteira, in Póvoa's border. In the place, some ancient farming families existed, but the settlement of the neighbourhood seems to have occurred after the 16th century.