Towns & Parishes
"LLANVAIR-KILGIDIN, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 5 miles S.E. of Abergavenny, its post town. It is an occasional station on the Monmouth branch of the Taff Vale Extension railway. The village is situated on the river Usk, which is here crossed by a chain suspension bridge, only passable for foot passengers."
[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.
Llanvair-Kilgidin Parish; Statistics; Area 1801 acres; Population 140 males, 128 females, total 268
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanfair Cilgedin / Llanfair Kilgeddin, St Mary's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1733-1977||1733-53, 1757-1811, 1813-1971||1733-1812|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696, 1725-42, 1744-1870, 1872 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 19 Dec 2011)
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