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Llantrisaint Fawr / Llantrissent

"LLANTRISAINT, (or Llantrissent), a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Usk, county Monmouth, 2 miles S.E. of Usk, its post town, 4 N.E. of Caerleon, and 9 from Chepstow. The village is a small place. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Llandaff, value with that of Pertholey annexed, £180. The church is dedicated to SS. Peter and Paul."

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


  • Younson, Francis. A Llantrissent 'curse' against Bishops and Priests, 1680. Gwent Local History 81 (1996), p. 56-7.

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.

Llantrissent Parish: Statistics; Area 2762 acres; Population 157 males, 117 females, total 274

  • Llantrissent Parish Church    Attendance - afternoon 30 + 15 scholars              2 services in English               Arthur Williams, Curate

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.
    Llantrisaint Fawr / Llantrissent, SS Peter & Paul's Church - records with the incumbent (Gwent RO survey 1959)
    Baptisms Marriages Burials
    1744+ 1744-8, 1783+ 1743+
    Bishops Transcripts 1725-9, 1731-49, 1751-1864, 1866-8 - records with the NLW
    [Details as published in The Parish Registers of Wales, NLW 1986 - present location/availability may vary]

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Llantrisaint Fawr / Llantrissent has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


  • 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 ST391969 (Lat/Lon: 51.667516, -2.882007), Llantrisaint Fawr / Llantrissent which are provided by: