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LLANDEGFEDD (or Llandegveth), Monmouthshire

"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]



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

Church Records

See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 31 Jan 2012)

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