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LLANGYBI / LLANGIBBY, Monmouthshire

"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)
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.

Llangibby Parish; Statistics; Area 4443 acres; Population 281 males, 255 females, total 536

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