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CILGWRRWG / KILGWRRWG, Monmouthshire

"KILGWRRWG, (or Kilgooroog), a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 5 miles N.W. of Chepstow, and 6 S.E. of Usk. The parish is of small extent and wholly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value 57, in the patronage of the Archdeacon of Llandaff."

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

 

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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.

Kilgwrrwg Parish; Statistics; Area 659 acres; Population 86 males, 68 females, total 154

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