Towns & Parishes
"LLANMARTIN, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 5 miles E. of Newport, its post town and railway station, and 10 from Chepstow. It includes the hamlet of Llandevand. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Llandaff, value with that of Wilerick annexed, £250. The church is dedicated to St. Martin. There is a Calvinistic Methodist chapel. The parish is entitled to send two pensioners to the almshouses at Chepstow."
[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.
Llanmartin, with Llandevaud, Parish; Statistics; Area 941 acres; Population 108 males, 93 females, total 201
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|Llanfarthin / Llanmartin, St Martin's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
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|Bishops Transcripts||1725-44, 1746-1801, 1803-17, 1819-76 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 21 March 2011)
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