Llanhenwg / Llanhennock

"LLANHENNOCK, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 4 miles N.E. of Newport, its post town, and 8 from Pontypool. It is situated on the banks of the river Usk. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes were commuted in 1839. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £64, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


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.

Llanhennock Parish; Statistics; Area 1506 acres; Population 109 males, 113 females, total 222

  • Llanhenog Parish Church    Attendance - morning 80 + 30 scholars   1 service in English        Incumbent; William Howell

    Church Records

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    • 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.
      Llanhenwg / Llanhennock, St John the Baptist's Church - records with the incumbent
      Baptisms/Marriages/Burials 1813+
      Bishops Transcripts 1725-49, 1751-73, 1775-1874 - records with the NLW
      [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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