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Llangybi / Llangibby
"LLANGIBBY, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 2 miles S. of Usk, its post town, and 5 from Caerleon. It is situated in the vicinity of the old Roman road, and is bounded on the E. by the river Usk. The Llangibby hounds hunt round here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £477. The church is dedicated to St. Cuby. There is a chapel for Independents. The parochial charities produce about £2 per annum. Here are some remains of Tregreg Castle. Llangibby House, built by Inigo Jones, is the principal residence."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
- James, Simon. The Llangibby murders : a new theory. Gwent Family History Society Journal. No. 65 (Mar. 2002), p. 10-11.
- Bethel, Llangybi, Other
- Christchurch, Coed-Y-Paen, Christchurch, Coed-Y-Paen, Coed-Y-Paen, Other
- Maesllech (Capel-Yr-Undeb), Maesllech (Capel-Yr-Undeb), Maesllech, Other
- St Cybi's Church, Llangybi, St Cybi's Church, Llangybi, Llangybi, 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.
Llangibby Parish; Statistics; Area 4443 acres; Population 281 males, 255 females, total 536
- Llangibby Parish Church Attendance - morning 76 + 30 scholars, afternoon 40 2 services in English "There is another newly finished school in the above parish containing 60 scholars who attend Sunday Scripture readings in the School room joined by a considerable congregation, the Church connected with it being not yet finished" Charles A Williams, Rector
- Maesllech Chapel, Congregational/Independent Erected ? Attendance (average) - morning 25/50, evening 50/100 sometimes 120 when fine weather "There is 16 scholars now belonging to Sabbath school......" Henry Kiddle, Pastor
- Bethel Chapel, Calvinistic Baptist Erected 1837 Attendance morning 50, evening 80 Josiah Domoney, Minister, Bethel Chapel House, Llangibby
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]
You can see pictures of Llangybi / Llangibby 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 ST373966 (Lat/Lon: 51.664620, -2.907977), Llangybi / Llangibby which are provided by: