Towns & Parishes
"LLANGWM, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 3 miles S.E. of Usk, its post town, and 7 from Chepstow. In the 12th century a religious house was founded here as a cell to Lyra Abbey, Normandy. It contains the townships of Llangwm Icha, and Llangwm Ucha. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff, value £83, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Hierom. This place shares in the benefit of Usk school."
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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.
Llangwm Parish consisting of Icha and Ucha Divisions; Statistics; Area 3159 acres; Population 184 males, 180 females, total 364
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llandevaud, St Peter's Church (formed from Langwm 1843) - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1965)|
|Bishops Transcripts||1848-67, 1869-70, 1872-81 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 28 March 2011)
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