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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)

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Llanhenwg / Llanhennock 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.

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

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.
    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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Historical Geography

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

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 ST353926 (Lat/Lon: 51.628432, -2.936150), Llanhenwg / Llanhennock which are provided by: