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LLAN-ARTH / LLANARTH, Monmouthshire

"LLANARTH, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 2 miles N.W. of Ragland, its nest town, and 5 S.E. of Abergavenny. It is situated on a tributary of the Usk, and includes the hamlet of Clytha. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, value with the perpetual curacy of Bettws-Newydd annexed, 285, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Teilaw. There is a Roman Catholic chapel. The parochial endowments produce nearly 60 per annum. Llanarth Court is the seat of the Herberts."

[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.

Llanarth Parish consisting of Llanarth and Clytha hamlet; Statistics; Area 3793 acres; Population 300 males, 310 females, total 610

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