Towns & Parishes
"CWMYOY, a parish partly in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, in the county of Monmouth, and partly in the hundred of Ewyaslacy, in the county of Hereford, 5½ miles N. of Abergavenny, and 3 from the nearest station of the West Midland railway. It is situated on the river Honthy, near a branch of the river Monnow, and contains Fwthog and Bwlch-Trewyn. The country is hilly and picturesque. The parish is separated into upper and lower divisions, and extends along the borders of Herefordshire."
[Description(s) from 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 Llanthony Priory and also St David's Church
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.
Cwmyoy Parish consisting of Cwmyoy Upper Division, Fwthog hamlet (co Hereford),
Cwmyoy Lower Division and Bwlch Trewyn ;
Statistics; Area 10, 366 acres; Population 398 males, 361 females, total 759
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Cwm-iou / Cwmyoy, St Michael's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1708-92, 1798-1801, 1805-1950||1708-1971||1809-12, 1823-1958||1708-91, 1805-1976|
|Bishops Transcripts||1843-67, 1873, 1875-6 - records with the NLW|
|Llanddewi Nant Hodni / Llanthony, SS Mary, John the Baptist & Florence's Church (formed from Cwm-iou/Cwmyoy) - records with the Gwent RO|
|1769-98, 1813-1976||1832-7, 1866-1969||1769-94, 1813-1973|
|Bishops Transcripts||1835, 1843, 1845-53, 1855-66, 1873, 1875-6 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 17 Feb 2012)
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