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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.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Langstone area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Langstone has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Langstone to another place.

Maps

  • 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 ST370898 (Lat/Lon: 51.603453, -2.911089), Langstone which are provided by: