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Langstone

"LLANGSTONE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 4 miles N.E. of Newport, its post town. It includes the hamlet of Llanbeder. It is a small agricultural parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £153." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Bibliography

  • Blockley, Kevin. Langstone Court motte, Monmouthshire : excavation by Leslie Alcock, 1964. Archaeology in Wales 34 (1994), p. 17-25.
  • Morgan, Octavius. Notices of Pencoyd Castle and Langstone. Newport : Henry Mullock, 1864. 38p.

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.

Llangstone Parish; Statistics; Area 1314 acres; Population 124 males, 109 females, total 233

  • Langstone Parish Church            Attendance - morning 50 + 10 scholars        1 service inn English                   Thomas Williams, Minister

    Church Records

    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.
      Langstone, Church of Unknown Dedication - records with the Gwent RO
      Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials
      1758-1979 1755-1971 1824-1972 1755, 1763-97, 1802, 1805-11, 1813-1979
      Bishops Transcripts 1696, 1725-51, 1753-1877, 1879-80 - records with the NLW
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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    Historical Geography

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