Church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP, Cardiff, 1976. The names given at the end of each entry are those of the informants. Check with Gwent RO to see what extant records are held, and possible names of chapels/churches built after 1851.
Abergavenny parish statistics; Area 4229 acres; Population, 2646 males, 2860 females, total 5506
- Abergavenny Parish Church; - Pre Henry VIII belonged to the Priory. Attendance - morning 700 , afternoon 650, plus 160/65 scholars. Both in English. William Powell, BD, Vicar. Body of church and aisles taken down and rebuilt in 1828, and galleries added.
- Trinity Church; - Original patron, Miss Rachel Herbert. Consecrated 1840 as additional church for use of church tenement cottagers. Attendance - morning, 200, afternoon 350, both plus 40 scholars. Both in English. Thomas Williams, Incumbant.
- St Michael's Roman Catholic Church. - Erected 1835. Attendance - morning 223, afternoon 71. James Millward, Catholic Priest.
- Tabernacle Chapel, Prim.Meth.. - Erected 1850. Attendance - morning 36+32 scholars, evening 90. Only open 9 months. William Tinney, local preacher, Leader; Steward, S S Superintendent, Grofield, Abergavenny.
- Frogmore Street Chapel, Baptist. - Erected 1815. Attendance - morning 220, evening 300. Micah Thomas, Pastor.
- Welsh Baptist Chapel. - Erected 1769. Attendance - afternoon 64. John Michael, Deacon, Monte St, Abergavenny
- Providence Chapel, Lion St, Baptist. - Erected 1828. Attendance - morning 57, evening 82. John Poole, Minister.
- Castle St Chapel, Independent. - Erected 1786. Attendance - morning 149, evening 189. W H Woodhall, Deacon, Tea Dealer, Abergavenny.
- Castle St Chapel, Wes. Meth. - Erected 1829. Attendance - morning 80+40 scholars, evening 300. Thomas Rogerson, Minister.
- No entries in the Return for Lloyndu and Hardwicke hamlets.