"LLANTILLIO-PERTHOLEY, (or Bertholey) a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 1½ mile N.E. of Abergavenny, its post town and railway station on the West Midland line of railway. A tributary of the river Usk flows through it. The tithes were commuted in 1839. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £242, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Teilaw or St. Theilau. The endowments produce nearly £35 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
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 Pertholey Parish consisting of Citra Division and Ultra Division; Statistics; Area 6859 acres; Population 436 males, 412 females, total 848
Llantillio Pertholey Parish Church Attendance - afternoon 110 + 34 scholars "Not an average congregation" 1 service in English Thomas Morgan, Curate
Salem Chapel, Cal. Meth. Erected 1816 Attendance - morning 40 scholars, afternoon 70, evening 80 John Jones, Minister, Forest Chapel
Bettws Chapel Licensed for public worship... in 1829 as a chapel of ease to the Parish Church..... erected partly by Parliamentary grant and partly by Private Subscription Attendance - morning 42 "By no means an average number...." 1 service in English Thomas Morgan, Curate
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 SO311163 (Lat/Lon: 51.840994, -3.001517), Llandeilo Bertholau / Llantilio Pertholey which are provided by: