Towns & Parishes
"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."
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.
Kilgwrrwg Parish; Statistics; Area 659 acres; Population 86 males, 68 females, total 154
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Cilgwrrwg / Kilgwrrwg, Holy Cross Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1814, 1817-19, 1821-53, 1857-60 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 3 April 2013)
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