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LLANISIEN / LLANISHEN, Monmouthshire

"LLANISHEN, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Ragland, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Monmouth, its post town, and 7 from Chepstow. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes have been commuted. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value 64. The church is dedicated to St. Dennis. The parochial charities produce about 22 per annum."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

 

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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.

Llanishen Parish; Statistics; Area 1742 acres; Population 177 males, 174 females, total 351

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