Towns & Parishes
"LLANVACHES, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Caldicott, county Monmouth, 6 miles S.W. of Chepstow, and 6 N.E. of Newport, its post town. There was formerly a castle here. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £194. The church is dedicated to St. Dubritius. The charities amount to about £10 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.
Llanvaches Parish; Statistics; Area 2108 acres; Population 161 males, 130 females, total 291
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|Llanfaches / Llanvaches, St Dyfrig's Church (St Dubritius in English)- records with the Gwent RO|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-44, 1746-8, 1750-3, 1755-1865, 1867-70, 1872-85 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 4 Sept 2011)
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