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LLANGATWG DYFFRYN WYSG / LLANGATTOCK NIGH USK, Monmouthshire

"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."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

 

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Church History

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

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