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"LLANBADDOCK, (or Llanbadog), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 1 mile S. of Usk, its post town, and 5 miles E. of Pontypool. The river Usk, which flows through the parish, is here crossed by a stone bridge leading to the town of Usk. The village is situated on the road from Caerleon to Usk, which for some distance occupies the space between the river bank and a wooded precipice. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value 72. The church is dedicated to St. Madocus. The charities, including 8 to Hughe's school, produce about 15 per annum. There is a Sunday-school. In the vicinity are traces of the old Roman road Julia Strata."

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



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.

Llanbaddock Parish; Statistics; Area 3465 acres; Population 216 males, 202 females, total 418

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks  - 16 March 2011)

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