Towns & Parishes
"LLANTHEWY-SKIRRID, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 3 miles N.E. Abergavenny, its post town. It is situated at the foot of the hill Skirrid Fawr. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes were commuted in 1839. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £187, The church is dedicated to St. David."
[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 Skirrid Parish; Statistics; Area 1060 acres; Population 53 males, 48 females, total 101
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanddewi Ysgyryd / Llanddewi Skirrid, St David's Church - records with the NLW|
|1550-1729 with gaps, 1813-1978||1551-1729 with gaps, 1813-1971||1549-1729 with gaps, 1813-1982|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-33, 1735-1847, 1852-6, 1858-78 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 2 Dec 2012)
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