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LLANWYTHERIN / LLANVETHERINE, Monmouthshire

"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 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.

Llanvetherine Parish; Statistics; Area 2153 acres; Population 134 males, 97 females, total 231

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(Last updated - Gareth Hicks - 4 April  2011)

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