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Llandeilo Gresynni / Llantilio Crossenny

"LLANTILLIO-CROSSENNY, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Skenfreth, county Monmouth, 7 miles N.W. of Monmouth, its post town. The village, which is small, is situated on the river Trothy. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £270, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church, dedicated to St. Teilaw, is a spacious structure, in the decorated style of architecture, with lofty tower. Adjoining it is a large chapel, on the N. side of the presbytery. In the churchyard is an altar-tomb to the memory of Colonel Clifford's son."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


  • Descriptive and historical account of White Castle : in the parish of Llantilio Crossenny, in the County of Monmouth. Cheltenham : Edward J. Burrow, 1904. 21p.
  • Powell, Walter. The diary of Walter Powell of Llantilio Crossenny in the county of Monmouth, gentleman. Bristol : J. Wright & co., 1907. 48p.
  • Registra antiqua de Llantilio Crossenny et Penrhos in comitatu Monumethensi 1577-1644. London : Hughes and Clarke, 1916. 46p.

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.

Llantillio-Crossenny Parish; Statistics; Area 5951 acres; Population 44 males, 34 females, total 78

  • Llantilio Crossenny Parish Church   Attendance - morning 80 +30 scholars    1 service in English            David Davies, Minister
  • Llanfair Chapel, Church of England       Consecrated 1850 - an additional church in the Upper division of Llantilio        Attendance - afternoon 50        1 service in English    David Davies, Vicar of Llantilio, Crossenny
  • Rose Cottage Chapel, Primitive Methodist          Erected 1842     Attendance - morning 45, evening 70     James Jones, Minister

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.
    Llandeilo Gresynni / Llantilio Crossenny, St Teilo's Church - records with the Gwent RO
    Baptisms Marriages Banns Burials
    1719-1967 1719-1971 1754-1812 1719-1876
    Bishops Transcripts 1696, 1725-84, 1787-1836, 1838-40, 1842-50, 1852-5, 1857, 1859, 1861-2, 1865, 1867, 1869, 1871, 1887-8 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

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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 SO398149 (Lat/Lon: 51.829415, -2.875008), Llandeilo Gresynni / Llantilio Crossenny which are provided by:

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