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LLANFIHANGEL CRUCORNAU / LLANFIHANGEL CRUCORNEY, Monmouthshire

"LLANVIHANGEL-CRUCORNEY, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Abergavenny, county Monmouth, 4 miles N.E. of Abergavenny, its post town. It is a station on the West-Midland railway. The parish is situated at the foot of Skirrid-Fawr, and watered by the river Monnow. The hamlet of Penbiddle is included in the parish. It was anciently the property of the Arnolds, from whom it passed into the Harley family in the reign of Queen Anne, and at present belongs to Lord Rodney."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]

 

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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.

Llanvihangel Crucorney Parish, consisting of Llanfihangel Crucorney and Penbiddle hamlet; Statistics; Area 3264 acres; Population 215 males, 239 females, total 454

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