Towns & Parishes
"LLANVAPLEY, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles E. of Abergavenny, its post town. It is situated on the western bank of the river Trothy. There is no village, only a few farmhouses and cottages. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £231. The church is dedicated to St. Mapley."
[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.
Llanvapley Parish: Statistics; Area 819 acres; Population 64 males, 74 females, total 138
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanfable / Llanvapley, St Mapley's Church - records with the Gwent RO|
|1699-1977||1699-1752, 1754-1812, 1815-37, 1840-1965||1824-1976||1699-1973|
|Bishops Transcripts||1725-1810, 1813-53, 1855, 1859, 1864-70, 1879-83, 1898-1912 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 21 March 2011)
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