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"LLANDOGO, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.E. of Monmouth, its post town, and 7 N. of Chepstow. It is situated at the foot of Beacon Hill, on the W. bank of the river Wye, which here makes a bend. The tide flows up to about this point. The village is remarkably neat, consisting of cottages rising one above another, interspersed with gardens and orchards, and backed by woods."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- Hephzibah, Llandogo,, Hephzibah, Llandogo,, Other
- Holy Trinity Church, Whitebrook, Holy Trinity Church, Whitebrook, Whitebrook, Other
- St Odogeus's, St Odogeus's, Other
- Whitebrook, Llandogo,, Whitebrook, Llandogo,, Other
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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.
Llandogo Parish; Statistics; Area 1843 acres; Population 253 males, 318 females, total 571
- Llandogo Parish Church - Attendance - morning 82 + 47 scholars, afternoon 81 + 43 scholars 1 service in English Thomas Langley BA, Perpetual Curate
- The Chapel of the Holy Trinity, Whitebrook Licensed 1835, consecrated 1845, a chapel of ease to the Parish Church which is 2 1/2 miles distant Attendance (average 6 months) - morning 80 + 40 scholars, afternoon 130 + 35 scholars 1 service in English Thomas Langley BA, Minister
- Hepzibah Chapel, Baptist Erected 1824 Attendance - evening 11 William Madby, Clerk
- Beulah Chapel, Baptist Erected 1819 Attendance (average) - afternoon 25 James Dale, Deacon, New Mills, Monmouth
- Penwern Chapel, Wesleyan Methodist Erected 'near 1800' Attendance - morning 30 Richard White, Local Preacher occasionally, Kingcoed, nr Ragland
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.
[Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]
Llandogo, St Dochoe's Church - records with the Gwent RO
||1698-1748, 1750-2, 1755-1971
||1725-9, 1731-1872 - records with the NLW
You can see pictures of Llandogo which are provided by:
- 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 SO522041 (Lat/Lon: 51.733518, -2.693592), Llandogo which are provided by: