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Llansantfraed / Llansanffraid

"LLANSAINTFRAED, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles S.E. of Abergavenny, its post town, and 10 from Monmouth. It is situated to the N. of the river Usk. There is no village, and only about half a dozen houses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £73. The church has a barn-like appearance. Llansaintfraed House is the only residence."

[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.

Llansaintfraed Parish; Statistics; Area 289 acres; Population 14 males, 22 females, total 36

  • St Bridget's Parish Church    Attendance - morning 21    (alternately afternoons)  1 service in English        "4 houses only in the parish, 2 occupied by Romanists    (name omitted) Curate

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.
    Llansantfraed / Llansanffraid, St Bridget's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1753-1807 1772-1805, 1815-37, 1846-1965 1753-1811
    Bishops Transcripts 1772-3, 1775-99, 1801-16, 1819, 1822-7, 1829-46, 1849-57, 1864-6 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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  • 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 SO356103 (Lat/Lon: 51.787592, -2.935091), Llansantfraed / Llansanffraid which are provided by: