Towns & Parishes
"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]
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
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanisien / Llanishen, St Dennis's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1597-1731, 1738-1951||1663-1725, 1738-1812, 1815-1971||1824-1914||1596-1731, 1738-1812|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-1819, 1821-76 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 29 March 2011)
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