Towns & Parishes
"LLANGATTOCK-NIGH-USK, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 3 miles S.E. of Abergavenny, and 2 from Usk, its post town. The river Usk flows through the parish. The village is a small rustic place. The tithes were commuted in 1840. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £274. The church, dedicated to St. Cadocus, has monuments to the Evans family. The charities amount to about £5 per annum."
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.
Llangattock-nigh-Usk Parish; Statistics; Area 1613 acres; Population 95 males, 83n females, total 178
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llangatwg Dyffryn Wysg / Llangattock Nigh Usk, St Cadocus Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1598-1716, 1727-1977||1598-1707, 1727-1812, 1814-1970||1905-69||1598-1716, 1727-1978|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-36, 1738-1829, 1833-5, 1848-55, 1864-74 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 28 March 2011)
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