Towns & Parishes
"LLANTHEWY, (or Llanddewi Vach), a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 4 miles S.E. of Pontypool. Newport is its post town. A tributary of the river Usk flows through the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £77, in the patronage of Jesus College, Oxford."
[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.
Llanthewy-vach Parish; Statistics; Area 1350 acres; Population 100 males, 85 females, total 185
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanddewi Fach, St David's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
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|Bishops Transcripts||1725-6, 1728-1868, 1870-6 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 20 March 2011)
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