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"CWMCARVEN, (or Cwmcarvan), a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, in the county of Monmouth, 3 miles S.W. of Monmouth. It is situated on a branch of the river Trothy. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value with the rectory* of Mitchel Troy, 398, in the patronage of the Duke of Beaufort. The parochial charities amount to 8 per annum, derived from the rents of the church lands."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]



Church History

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 established after 1851.

Cwmcarvan Parish ; Statistics; Area 2875 acres; Population 173 males, 161 females, total 334

Church Records

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks  -16 Dec 2011)

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