Towns & Parishes
"LLANGOVEN, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Monmouth, and 4 from Ragland, its post town. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Llandaff, value with that of Pen-y-Clawdd, £120, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Goven. The parochial charities amount to about £13 per annum."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
See John Ball's site Welsh Churches and Chapels Collection for a photograph/data re St Govan's Church
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.
Llangoven Parish; Statistics; Area 1889 acres; Population 74 males, 55 females, total 129
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llangofen / Llangovan, St Goven's Church - records with the NLW|
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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 21 Dec 2011)
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