Towns & Parishes
"LLANTHEWY-RYTHERCH, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 3 miles S.E. of Abergavenny, its post town. A tributary of the river Trothy passes through it. The tithes were commuted in 1840. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £215, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. David. The charities amount to about £2 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.
Llanthewy-Rhytherch Parish; Statistics; Area 2187acres; Population 208 males, 194 females, total 402
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanddewi Rhydderch, St David's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1670-1732, 1735-1923||1695-1730, 1736-1810, 1813-1970||1670-1732, 1735-1978|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-32, 1735-1817, 1819-58, 1864-74, 1876-7 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 19 Dec 2011)
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