Towns & Parishes
"LLANVETHERINE, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles N.E. of Abergavenny, its post town. It is watered by the river Trothy. The tithes were commuted in 1839. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Llandaff, value £260. The church is dedicated to St. James."
[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.
Llanvetherine Parish; Statistics; Area 2153 acres; Population 134 males, 97 females, total 231
See the Monmouthshire county page for links to online records
|Llanwytherin / Llanvetherine, St James's Church - records with the NLW|
|1745-52, 1813-1980||1754-1810, 1813-1970||1813-1981|
|Bishops Transcripts||1696-7, 1725-1875 - records with the NLW|
(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 4 April 2011)
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