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."
[Description(s) from 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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