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GWERNESNI / GWERNESNEY, Monmouthshire

"GWERNESNEY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 12 miles N.E. of Usk. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated on the new road leading from Usk to Chepstow, and near Olway Brook. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value 112."

[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.

Gwernesney Parish; Statistics; Area 543 acres; Population 29 males, 24 females, total 53

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