Towns & Parishes
"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)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llandegfedd (or Llandegveth), St Tegfedd Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1746-1812||1747-95, 1815-16, 1838-1966||1747-1812|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-1813, 1815-73 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 31 Jan 2012)
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