Towns & Parishes
"LLANELLEN, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 2 miles S. of Abergavenny, and 8 from Pontypool. It is situated on the western bank of the river Usk, and is crossed by the Brecon canal. It is a small agricultural village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff, value £105. The church is dedicated to St. Helen. The charities produce about £7 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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.
Llanellen Parish; Statistics; Area 2536 acres; Population 180 males, 188 females, total 368
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|Llanelen, St Helen's Church - records with the NLW|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-31, 1733-45, 1747-1860, 1862-70 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 1 March 2012)
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