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"LLANDEGVETH, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 3 miles N. of Caerlon, its post town, 4 S.W. of Usk, and 5 from Pont-y-pool. A tributary of the river Usk flows through the parish, which is of small extent, and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £164. The church is dedicated to St. Thomas [*but the church is actually  dedicated to St Tegfedd]. There are charities of about £2 per annum."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


  • Granville, C           Llan Sor Mill             Gwent Local History vol 41 1976          Welsh Journals Online


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llandegfedd area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Tegfedd's Church

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.

Llandegveth Parish; Statistics; Area 789 acres; Population 64 males, 50 females, total 114

  • Llandegveth Parish Church   Attendance - morning 40 + 10 scholars    1 service in English     P A Williams, Rector, Caerleon

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

  • This list of parish records is intended as a rough guide to coverage only. Their location as stated should be confirmed with the appropriate Record Office prior to any visit.
    Llandegfedd (or Llandegveth), St Tegfedd Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1746-1812 1747-95, 1815-16, 1838-1966 1747-1812
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-1813, 1815-73 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
You can see pictures of Llandegfedd which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llandegfedd has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R., Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: History Data Service, UK Data Archive [distributor], 17 May 2001. SN: 4348.  Here is a gazetteer/finding aid plus a set of overview maps to accurately identify the position of parishes within the county.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST338956 (Lat/Lon: 51.655228, -2.958386), Llandegfedd which are provided by: