Towns & Parishes
"BRYNGWYN, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ragland, in the county of Monmouth, 6 miles to the W. of Monmouth. Ragland is its post town. It is not far from the Coleford, Monmouth, and Usk railway. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £200, in the gift of the Earl of Abergavenny. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. There are charitable endowments for the benefit of the poor, amounting to about £10 a year."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Peter's Church, Bryngwyn
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 towards 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.
Bryngwyn parish; Statistics; Area 1494 acres; Population 159 males, 154 females, total 313
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Bryngwyn, St Peter's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1660-1934||1665-1738, 1751-2, 1755-1811, 1813-1970||1666-1740, 1744-70, 1772-1925|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-1823, 1826-72, 1874-92 - records with the NLW|
Bryngwyn - on Vision of Britain
Bryngwyn photographs - on geograph.org.uk
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 9 Dec 2011)
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