Towns & Parishes
"HENLLIS, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Wentllooge, county Monmouth, 5 miles from Caerleon, and 4 from Newport, its post town and railway station on the Great Western line. It is situated on a branch of the river Usk. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £40. The children of this parish attend the free school at Bassaleg, founded by Rowland Morgan."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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.
Henllis Parish; Statistics; Area 2622 acres; Population 147 males, 118 females, total 265
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|Henllys, St Peter's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-75, 1777-1865, 1871-2, 1874-5 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 3 Jan 2012)
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