Towns & Parishes
"KEMEYS-COMMANDER, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 3 miles N.W. of Usk, its post town, and 5 N.W. of Pont-y-Pool. The parish is intersected by the river Usk. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £84. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £53. The church is a small structure dedicated to All Saints."
[Description(s) from 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.
Kemeys Commander Parish; Statistics; Area 500 acres; Population 43 males, 42 females, total 85
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Cemais Comawndwr / Kemeys Commander, All Saints Church - records with the NLW|
|Burials||1813+ - records with the incumbent|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1726-57, 1759-60, 1762-1811, 1813-65, 1867-75, 1877-8 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks -16 March 2011)
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